CHRONOLOGY

1997

Hokutaku failure LGB market concerns 1998 and Sapporo City makes an IR presentation in Tokyo 1999

 

GLOSSARY

Mizuho IT Fiasco

IT systems integration failure April 2002

IT Head promised in March omune mondai nashi things largely OK cf paralysis

Sogo

department store in classic full set failure 2000

the full set menu cf funshoku kessan, homan keiei, ichinin suru, kogin keiretsu

tonza

standstill deadlock failure

as naninani ginko ga tonza shita the So and So Bank failed

Abenomics

Shinzo Abe + economics a portmanteau word

a reaction to the Abe Cabinet I policy failure despite its Rising Tide Argument

gakumen kingaku

supposed par value of a share

considered fundamental so P/P an indicator in failure of quoted companies

homan keiei

reckless management

general reason given for any well anticipated business failure cf Sogo

SDPJ shaminto

Social Democratic Party of Japan shakai minshuto

remnant from the JSP failure following its Murayama Cabinet policy stress cf JSP

Yamaichi Securities

major securities firm failed in 1997

first failure 1965 and second failure had a complex background cf MHI, tobashi

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