Has Japanese corporate culture changed in last decade?

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With the world's third largest economy, Japan has revised its growth figures for the first quarter of 2012 to 1.2%.

The recovery has been linked to improved government spending and to post-tsunami reconstruction.

BBC Radio 5 live Wake Up To Money asked Seijiro Takeshita, the director of the UK arm of the Mizuho financial group, if a change in corporate culture, or lack of, could have made a difference.

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