William Pesek

For William Pesek's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Jun 29, 2015

The kabuki art of public apology

Until Japanese CEOs back up their apologies with concrete action, their words will ring hollow — as will government efforts to improve the sorry state of the country's corporate governance.

Jun 27, 2015

Toyota's drug problem, and Japan's

Toyota has a drug problem. The company and CEO Akio Toyoda are dealing with the fallout from a bizarre case surrounding his newly promoted head of global public relations, Julie Hamp. It all started on June 18, when Hamp, an American who moved to ...