RPT-SPECIAL REPORT-Sony stumbles: Did Stringer's makeover fail?


screwed.' No one in that group was going to say 'Why the fuck do we need a (computer) mouse.'" Sony's problem, offers Hironobu Yokota, a procurement manager who left Sony in 1995 because "all the misfits had left", is that it has become ordinary, a condition he says is worsening. "I have consulted for Sony several times since I left. Looking at it from the outside, it is basically getting worse and worse," explains Yokota. Even the engineer Sony eventually picked to do battle with ...

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