It is quite certain that dissatisfaction with the old Articles was not general, for when the new order was implemented in 1789, it was effected with great difficulty and only through methods both unscrupulous and dishonourable.
The highly regulated, protectionist Japanese economy, and an overall collectivist culture, leaves little room for flexibility in executive pay. This makes Japanese businesses less competitive, and work life more miserable.
The division of labor promotes peaceful exchange and continues peace. But this can all break down when governments intervene to prevent peaceful interaction and when government incompetence promotes violence.