Suicide spurs Dentsu to review 'work to death' principle

Nov 19, 2016

Suicide spurs Dentsu to review 'work to death' principle

Advertising giant Dentsu Inc. might erase references to its 10 corporate principles, one of which encourages employees to stick to a goal “even if you are killed,” from the next edition of its corporate pocketbook distributed to new employees. The proposed measure comes amid ...

Corporate execs should take lead to prevent overwork: Keidanren chief

Oct 25, 2016

Corporate execs should take lead to prevent overwork: Keidanren chief

The head of the Keidanren business lobby has said that corporate executives should take responsibility for preventing harm to employees from issues related to excessive work hours. “Top company (executives) must lead efforts to prevent deaths from overwork,” Sadayuki Sakakibara said Monday at a ...