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(Revised from original 2011 version)
BOOKOFF Corporation in 2006
A visionary founder appoints a former part-time worker and homemaker as his successor in order to keep the corporate culture he created intact.
Knowledge Use and Leverage;
Takeuchi, Hirotaka, and Yoshinori Fujikawa. "BOOKOFF Corporation in 2006." Harvard Business School Case 711-454, April 2011. (Revised from original March 2011 version.)