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

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Patent Hybrids

“…develop generalists who can see possible linkages and envisage hybrid technologies from existing patents..”

‘Mikansei’ (Incompleteness)

“Incompleteness is not seen as a sign of weakness, but as a window on future opportunities.”

Emphasize Job Security

When employees feel safe they are more inclined to embrace change.

Skill-Based Pay

“…paying by ability to perform a job encourages flexibility, breadth of knowledge, and the ability to problem-solve over more than one area of the firm….”