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

Cut Out Planning Documents

Cutting out medium and long term planning documents means that (1) people have more time to work on creative projects and (2) don’t become bound to something “that you have no idea of whether you will be able to fulfill or not”

Example: This is an explicit policy of Nintendo.

Source: Katayama, O. (1996). Japanese business into the 21st Century: strategies for success.