Managing for Creativity in Japan Talking with Foreign Executives in Japan

Patterns Tagged ‘merit-based systems’
Foreign Style Work Environment

“C: From your personal experience, even in terms of dealing with your staff can you see any concrete advantages to being a foreigner? Well, you can promise people a different environment. You can set up a merit-based environment if you are hiring people, for example. In an international company there may be opportunities to travel. […]

Development of a Manager

“Look at the development of a Japanese manager. You’re growing up as a colleague. Promotion is based on age and stage seniority. It’s still not (although they do have some merit-based systems now) driven by performance bonuses. Your actual performance is not the real indicator for your promotion; the real indicator is just being there […]