Managing for Creativity in Japan Talking with Foreign Executives in Japan

Patterns Tagged ‘structure’

“….It’s almost like a bunch of scientists in an office in their white coats who walk around saying “ooh must come up with an idea, here’s a wacky idea, let’s see if it resonates”….”

Flat Organization

“…we do give people promotions and various titles but in reality it is kind of ‘everybody’ and then two or three people at the top who try to manage the chaos…”

Risk Taking

“Japan isn’t a nation that flies by the seat of its pants is it? I suppose that culturally there is a bit more conservativism here and it’s not as culturally acceptable for things to be random here or thought out at the last minute. People will want security and structure around a creative idea here, […]