Managing for Creativity in Japan Talking with Foreign Executives in Japan

Patterns Tagged ‘open mind’
To Be Successful in Japan

“….You really have to be able to work within shades of grey in Japan….”

Mind Opening

“….I am still incredibility impatient but that gives me worth here, I can’t lose that aspect of being a Westerner….”

Broad Minded Employees

“…They haven’t worked underneath other Japanese companies in our industry so they don’t have this kind of robotic (or moronic) way of working instilled in them…”

On Being Open

“….there are cultural risks wherever you go but at least in other cases the language is the same…”

Contribute, Don’t Preach

“..when I have come across negative things I have had to be very sensitive to the fact that I am not here to teach…”