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September/October 2012 Issue

September/October 2012 Issue

The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11

Publisher's Note
A Measure for Raising Productivity
By Noboru Hatakeyama
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • Cover Lead
Cover Lead: The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11
By Naoyuki HARAOKA (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 1
1. Risk Assessment & Risk Management - An Overview
By Richard P. GREENFIELD (Journalist, editor & consultant living in Japan)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 2
2. Rethinking Assumptions: The Post-Fukushima Risk Assessment Controversy
Tomio Kinoshita (Professor emeritus, Kyoto University; Fellow, International Society for Advanced Studies)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 3
3. Risk Management for Disasters in Taiwan
By Mignonne Chan (Executive director; Chinese Taipei APEC Study Center; Taiwan Institute of Economic Research)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 4
4. Energy Security: Special Challenges for the Asian Region, with Focus on India
By Rabinder N. Malik (Visiting lecturer, Keio University; Representative of TERI, Japan)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 5
5. Sincere Suggestions for Japan after the Fukushima Disaster
By Dominic Yin (CEO, Greater China Sustainable Development Council; Chairman, Hong Kong Association of Energy Services Companies)
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 6
6. Disaster Management & Mitigation in Japan in the Wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake
By Fumihiko Imamura (Vice director of Tohoku University’s International Research Institute, Disaster Sciences (IRIDeS))
Cover Story • The Challenge to Risk Management after 3.11 • 7
7. Towards Construction of an Earthquake Disaster Model that Incorporates Supply Chains
By Motoiro Sato (Professor & dean, School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University)
INTERVIEW
Entrepreneur in Japan – A Voyage to Harmony of the West & the East
Interviewer: Naoyuki Haraoka, Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF) Writings: Richard P. Greenfield (Journalist, editor & consultant living in Japan)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
1. Japan's Foreign Policy – Contradictions & Challenges
By Reinhard Drifte (Emeritus professor, Newcastle University, UK; Visiting professor, Pau University, France)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
2. Changes in Japanese People's Worldviews & What Behavioral Economics May Tell Us
By Akiko Kamesaka (professor, School of Business Administration, Aoyama Gakuin University) & Masao Ogaki (professor, Department of Economics, Keio University)
SPECIAL ARTICLE
3. Fukushima Disaster: Time for Inhuman Security
By Thierry Ribault (Economist, France's National Center for Scientific Research)
STUDY IN JAPAN
1. Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Leads Fostering of Global Human Resources
By Masao Homma (Vice president, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
STUDY IN JAPAN
2. Globalizing Humanistic Education at Soka University (Part 1)
Mukesh Williams (Professor, Humanities, Soka University; Visiting faculty, Keio University-SFC)
ECONOMIC FOCUS
Mrs. Watanabe's Quiet Revolution
By Naoyuki Haraoka (Editor-in-chief, Japan SPOTLIGHT & executive managing director, JEF)
Club of Rome
2052 – A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years A New Report to the Club of Rome Introduces the Challenges the World Will Face in the Coming Decades (Follow-up to The Limits to Growth)
By Japan SPOTLIGHT Editorial Section