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

Patterns Tagged ‘i-mode’
Jokes = Ideas

“we place a lot of emphasis on jokes – they’re a great source of new ideas.”

Don’t be too proud to steal (or take care of your customers)

“…Shed your ego and learn from your competitors, always. This requires humility, speed and judgment…”

Noblesse Oblige

“….the confidence, the resources, and the freedom to make their own luck requires delivering what the military guys call “top cover.”..”

Bring in Outsiders

“…outsiders can bring new ideas, bypass ingrained mindsets, link previously disparate areas etc etc…….”