A growing number of Japanese people are abandoning the job-for-life model and embracing a different approach to work. For some younger employees, the aim is to achieve financial independence from companies. For others, the goal is to secure the freedom they need to seek out new opportunities in middle-age and beyond. We speak with the author of a best-selling book about how longer life-spans are forcing a rethink to traditional ideas about work.
Lynda Gratton (Professor, London Business School)