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Shibusawa Eiichi (1841–1931)

  • By: James M. Vardaman Jr.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Japanese industrialist

A widely known pioneer of Japanese industrialization, Shibusawa Eiichi organized, supported, and/or promoted an astonishing five hundred enterprises during the Meiji period (1868–1912) of Japan.

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