Tag: Japan

How Does Globalization Impact Innovation Strategy?

globalization impact innovation strategy

Globalization and Innovation Strategy Globalization brings us closer and closer. What does this mean for the globalization of innovation? Ever since the rise of the multi-national corporation, bridging cultural, social, and political differences has become an increasing concern. Yet, innovation might be the most powerful vector driving these differences, while offering the tools to cross … Continued

Are Japanese Companies Afraid of Innovation?

How do you define innovation? I define innovation as creating and capturing new value as the Global Innovation Management Institute does.  We asked 930 companies in Japan the exact same question. Surprisingly, 0 companies had defined innovation for their company! Of course, there is no right or wrong answer, but we’ve been asking if shows … Continued

Crowdsourcing a Crisis: Global Rescue Efforts Now Better Than Ever

With 5, 692 confirmed deaths and 9,506 officially registered as missing, Japan’s earthquake and tsunami is already one of the most devastating events in recent history. Add to that the still unknown consequences of the damaged nuclear reactors and the total damage becomes incomprehensible. And that’s saying a lot, considering the destructive earthquakes, riots, and … Continued