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South Korea and the Family Firm

Why does the family firm work in South Korea when in many countries hereditary leaders aren't considered to be the best leaders?

Why does the family firm work in South Korea when in many countries hereditary leaders aren't considered to be the best bosses? Jasper Kim of the Asia Pacific Research Group tells Steve Evans its because the next generation is put in an environment to be one thing only - the next leader. Plus the Government's attempts to put everything online with its E-Governement programme. Kim Hee Yun, the director general of the Information Sharing Bureau says it allows complaints to be dealt with more effectively.

(Photo: Family relax in a Seoul park, Credit: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images)

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