Monthly Archives: November 2010

M.B.A.’s in Japan Struggle for Respect – NYTimes.com

Fascinating article.  Worth a longer discussion when I have time… Comparing a Harvard MBA to a Hitotsubashi or Globis MBA is completely laughable.  Comical in a way that is hard to express.  Utterly absurd, is maybe close. M.B.A.’s in Japan

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Quantitative Easing Explained

Trust me, worth it to listen to it all the way through.

Posted in News

Federal Reserve Rains Money On Corporate America — But Main Street Left High And Dry

Infuriating. Federal Reserve Rains Money On Corporate America — But Main Street Left High And Dry.

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Embrace the world, English, too: Ogata | The Japan Times Online

That Sadako Ogata, of all people, has to still be stressing the importance of English to Todai students in 2010 is a testament to the complete failure of Japan’s education policies around English. Referring to her stint as U.N. leader

Posted in Japan, News

asahi.com – Japanese students being left out in trend of international hiring

With Japan’s domestic market expected to shrink because of the low birthrate and graying society, Japanese companies are expanding into overseas markets. Hiring people with experience abroad is simply part of their global strategies. Japanese students who remain in Japan

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