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    • Exposure

    • Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I Went from CEO to Whistleblower
    • By: Michael Woodford
    • Narrated by: Michael Woodford
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    When Michael Woodford was made president of Olympus - the company to which he had dedicated thirty years of his career - he became the first Westerner ever to climb the ranks of one of Japan’s corporate giants. Some wondered at the appointment - how could a gaijin who didn’t even speak Japanese understand how to run a Japanese company? But within months Woodford had gained the confidence of most of his colleagues and shareholders.

    • Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I Went from CEO to Whistleblower
    • By: Michael Woodford
    • Narrated by: Michael Woodford
    • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 04-17-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 27 ratings

    Regular price: $18.20

    • Exposure

    • Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I Went from CEO to Whistleblower
    • By: Michael Woodford
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Shortly after Michael Woodford was made President and CEO of Olympus, his dream job turned into a nightmare. After discovering a series of bizarre mergers and acquisitions deals totalling $1.7 billion, he turned to his fellow executives and within weeks he was fired in a boardroom coup that shocked the international business world. Woodford went straight to the press - becoming the first CEO of a multinational to blow the whistle on his own company.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguing insight into corporate Japan with gaps.

    • By Sumit G. on 04-03-13
    • Inside the Olympus Scandal: How I Went from CEO to Whistleblower
    • By: Michael Woodford
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 03-07-13
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $21.32