The Resource Exposure, Michael Woodford, (eaudio)

Exposure, Michael Woodford, (eaudio)

Label
Exposure
Title
Exposure
Statement of responsibility
Michael Woodford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Michael Woodford was made president of Olympus - the company to which he had dedicated thirty years of his career - he became the first Westerner ever to climb the ranks of one of Japan's corporate giants. Some wondered at the appointment - how could a gaijin who didn't even speak Japanese understand how to run a Japanese company? But within months Woodford had gained the confidence of most of his colleagues and shareholders. Unfortunately, soon after, his dream job turned into a nightmare. The trouble began when Woodford learned about a series of bizarre mergers and acquisitions deals totaling $1.7 billion - a scandal that threatened to bring down the entire company if exposed. He turned to his fellow executives - including the chairman who had promoted him, Tsuyoshi Kikukawa - for answers. But instead of being heralded as a hero for trying to save the company, Woodford was met with vague responses and hostility - a clear sign of a cover up. Undeterred, he demanded to be made CEO so he could have more leverage with his board and continue to search for the truth. Then, just weeks after being granted the top title, he was fired in a boardroom coup that shocked Japan and the business world at large. Worried his former bosses might try to silence him, Woodford immediately fled the country in fear of his life and went straight to the press-making him the first CEO of a global multinational to blow the whistle on his own company. The result is a deeply personal memoir that reads like a thriller narrative. As Woodford puts it, "I thought I was going to run a health-care and consumer electronics company, but found I had walked into a John Grisham novel."
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Woodford, Michael
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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hoopla digital
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  • Woodford, Michael
  • Olympus Corporation
  • Optical industry
  • Whistleblowing
  • Corporate governance
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Exposure, Michael Woodford, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781469025247
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11217144
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11217144
System control number
MWT11217144
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Exposure, Michael Woodford, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (480 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781469025247
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11217144
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11217144
System control number
MWT11217144
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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