Patterns of Creativity in Japan Lessons from Successful Japanese Companies – A Resource

In-House Communities

“Tenaciously and actively” promote dialogue and collaboration to resolve conflicts and stimulate creativity.

This can foster an environment where employees can evaluate themselves and improve.

Example: ‘J Project’, ‘MultiNet’ and the ’100,000 People Meeting’ are examples of NTT’s efforts in this area.

Source: Kodama, M. (2003). Strategic innovation in traditional big business: case studies of two Japanese companies. Organization Studies., 24(2), pp-235-268.