Kelly, Tim
June 2009
Forbes Asia;6/8/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p18
The article discusses the management style of Japanese millionaire Den Fujita, who opened the first franchise of McDonald's Corp. in Japan, in contrast to that of the new Japanese manager Eikoh Harada. As stated, Fujita ran a fleet of McDonald's outlets which made the fast-food industry into an 80-billion-a-year market. In 2004 the company hired Harada to manage its Japanese operations. His management style was more Americanized and believed that Fujita failed in cultivating the staff.


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