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

Based on research originally produced for a Japan-focused research company, this website features short notes on how successful Japanese companies developed the creativity of their employees and organizations.

These ideas have been drawn from company case studies, industry-level research, and interviews with workers, managers and top-level executives of successful Japanese businesses.

Despite the Japanese focus, many (most) of the ideas described are applicable to creativity facilitation in general and often do not describe practices which are specific to Japanese management.

Please feel free to use/distribute these notes for non-commercial purposes (as long as you correctly attribute them and include a direct link to this site).

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