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June 27, 2022
The century of quantum computing
—Changes in business and daily life engendered by quantum computing technologies—
June 20, 2022
Five rules to save our corporations—and us as individuals
—Remedying fraud—
June 13, 2022
Current survey of the “lost generation” of the post-“bubble” economy
Japan’s employment structure and issues
June 6, 2022
Japanese bureaucrats moving toward a comeback
—Issues with the “brain” of Japan—
May 30, 2022
Three generations of Nissin Food Products
The spirit of creativity and breaking with the norm
May 23, 2022
Psychology designed to lead consumers to purchase
—The development of instinctive marketing—
May 16, 2022
Relentlessly rising prices
A downward spiral begins
May 2 / May 9, 2022
The sauna method
Finding balance between physical and mental health—for people and companies
April 25, 2022
Itochu’s formidable comeback
—A digital approach to business on par with Mitsubishi and Mitsui—
April 18, 2022
Moving ahead in an era of intense obstacles to the supermarket business
—The ingenuity needed to survive intense reorganization—
April 11, 2022
The end of the Japanese employment system
—No more employee transfers—
April 4, 2022
The Cold War revisited
How will 2/24/22 change the world?
March 29, 2022
Adaptable management is key to survival
KAO, GE, and IBM make their choices
March 21, 2022
Japan plagued by power harassment trends
March 14, 2022
Battle over the electronic brain of the vehicle
Toyota, Google close in on Tesla
March 7, 2022
Pay raises not happening
—Why wages are not raised—
February 28, 2022
Rankings of companies focused on decarbonization
Toyota, Hitachi, Kao: who wins out?
February 21, 2022
Dissecting the success of Keyence Corporation
—Management to unlock maximum employee potential—
February 14, 2022
Can Seven & i Holdings get its convenience store business back on track after the past leadership?
February 7, 2022
Surviving on a low pension
Seniors face standard-of-living discrepancies
January 31, 2022
The secret to making fans
A survey of 10,000 people on their favorite brands
January 24, 2022
Ranking the business leaders who led their companies to success during Japan’s “lost 30 years”
January 17, 2022
The U.S. and China: rumors of a breakdown
Xi Jinping and the new Cultural Revolution
January 10, 2022
Masayoshi Son’s capital theory
—The inner workings of Softbank, prodigious funds—
Dec. 27, 2021 / Jan. 3, 2022
A restart in 2022: Getting a sense of the pandemic outcome
December 20, 2021
Scrimpy Japan
Shaking the deflationary cycle
December 13, 2021
My Internet persona—unknown even to myself!
November 29, 2021
How to train digital transformation personnel
Re-starting growth by re-skilling
November 22, 2021
Toshiba to split into three separate businesses
November 15, 2021
No-growth companies
The unfortunate end to improving workstyles
November 8, 2021
Air travel demand falls precipitously due to coronavirus pandemic
ANA and JAL: 600 days of struggle
November 1, 2021
Lost battle for the green market?
—Taking back a ¥450 trillion market—
October 25, 2021
Defense industry must not be allowed to fall into decline
The seeds of technical innovation: can they be protected?
October 18, 2021
The best marketers, chosen by CMOs of winning companies
October 11, 2021
Breaking down the DX 10 barriers
October 4, 2021
What does it mean to be a stock market listed company?
Tokyo Stock Exchange restructuring: 300 companies in potential danger
September 27, 2021
Game changers
September 20, 2021
Carbon neutral society
September 13, 2021
Cities of the future?
September 6, 2021
Revolutionary marketing
August 30, 2021
The next Silicon Valley
August 23, 2021
Gender Equality
Everyone can shine
August 16, 2021
Remaking Corporate Culture
August 9, 2021
Non-Traditional Recruitment
August 2, 2021
The fight for EV dominance
July 19 / July 26, 2021
Tokyo 2020
Divided by emotion
July 12, 2021
A vaccine for healthcare
July 5, 2021
Smaller can be stronger
June 28, 2021
It’s not a Sony
June 21, 2021
Digital asset
A spring night’s dream?
June 14, 2021
Energy Transformation
June 7, 2021
Supply chain challenges
May 31, 2021
Neo-Japan Technology
May 24, 2021
No kids around
May 17, 2021
The newly independent worker
May 10, 2021
Restaurants’ survival
May 3, 2021
Where will we work?
April 26, 2021
Health care crisis
April 19, 2021
A Persistent Divide
April 12, 2021
Politically incorrect
April 5, 2021
Alibaba has the magic cone?
March 29, 2021
A Win for Everyone
March 22, 2021
The Red Ocean
March 15, 2021
Space Wars
March 8, 2021
Getting to Zero
March 1, 2021
Has anything changed?
February 22, 2021
Working to 70
The New Social Contract
February 15, 2021
February 8, 2021
The EV Battery Wars
February 1, 2021
Beacon in the Dark Time
January 25, 2021
January 18, 2021
Fast Retailing's Challenge
January 11, 2021
Company operations post-corona
Understanding the issues: individuals and organizations
Dec. 25, 2020 / Jan. 1, 2021
Complete projections 2021
Have we reached bottom, or is the worst yet to come?
December 21, 2020
How apologies look in 2020
Addressing renewed pressure to conform under the coronavirus
December 14, 2020
Hitachi and Toshiba
General electronics manufacturers: after hitting rock-bottom, where do they go from here?
December 7, 2020
Emergency on-site report
Coronavirus epidemic explodes again
Today’s world, tomorrow’s world
November 30, 2020
Local areas in decline
Home town realities
November 23, 2020
Taking the idea of overcoming food shortages as a business opportunity
—Japan can potentially save 10 billion people—
November 16, 2020
The GAFA the general public doesn’t know about
—Giants get bigger under the coronavirus—
November 9, 2020
Post-corona new employees
Lacking the traditional training, are they a source of hope, or a liability?
November 2, 2020
The U.S. and China semiconductor competition
Which side will Japan choose?
October 26, 2020
The technique to turn difficult circumstances into opportunities
—The tough companies—
October 19, 2020
America’s choice
—The dark money behind public opinion—
October 12, 2020
Four secrets to selling
The new rules for hit products during the pandemic
October 5, 2020
Metropolitan residents limit themselves to smaller areas of Tokyo
—The future of a society where people move less—
September 28, 2020
The coronavirus and Japan’s debt
Excessive assistance leads to overtaxed systems
September 21, 2020
Escaping the label of “digitally underdeveloped country”
—Eliminating the four reasons for the current lag—
September 14, 2020
Can Japanese-style employment change?
—The new normal at work—
September 7, 2020
A revival for Japan
—What we can do at this moment—
August 31, 2020
Businesses close at an accelerated rate
—Managers’ best efforts fall short—
August 24, 2020
Is the department store finished?
The future of the “king of retail”
August 17, 2020
Adapting manufacturing plants that can come out ahead in the corona crisis
—Supply chain develops—
August 10, 2020
Will quotas soon be abolished?
—The new normal for sales in the time of coronavirus—
August 3, 2020
Is the Chinese post-corona recovery real?
July 20, 2020
The type of company designed to withstand crisis
July 13, 2020
Post-corona capitalism
July 6, 2020
Corona crisis highlights differences between solid and not-so-solid companies
June 29, 2020
Where is Nissan headed?
June 22, 2020
Limits on real estate
Differences exposed under the “new normal”
June 15, 2020
Major restructuring caused by the coronavirus
What’s next after Renown Incorporated?
June 8, 2020
The power of Tokyo University
Can it come to Japan’s rescue?
June 1, 2020
Collapse of the bubble
—Startups capable of overcoming the coronavirus—
May 25, 2020
The “New Normal”
What will happen from this point onward
May 18, 2020
Collapse of income
Annual revenues could fall 20%
May 4 / May 11, 2020
Shops go out of business
—Anguish over the corona effect—
April 27, 2020
Unemployment crisis
Preparing for the “corona effect”
April 20, 2020
Rakuten at a crossroads as it joins cell phone market
—Chances of turning huge profits—
April 13, 2020
Society changed by a virus
—The Corona Effect—
April 6, 2020
New approaches to innovation
—The seeds lie within the company—
March 30, 2020
The ultimate big guns in business reform
So what was that about digital transformation?
March 23, 2020
Risky research around the world
Eccentric people giving rise to true innovation
March 16, 2020
Middle-aged male employees who don’t work: what do we do about them?
Surviving post-lifetime employment
March 9, 2020
Why aren’t we able to train employees successfully?
Fostering leaders capable of overcoming crisis
March 2, 2020
The Corona shock
Existing order crumbles
February 24, 2020
Creating vehicles
Sony works toward EV, Toyota toward city-building
February 17, 2020
The melancholy of living long
—A correct “aging design” for the era of centenarians—
February 10, 2020
A company that helps you become a better you!
February 3, 2020
Where will the plants move next?
Surviving in a supply chain world split by the U.S. and China
January 27, 2020
What’s happening with company reforms?
January 20, 2020
Countering the Amazon effect
—The front lines of Walmart’s (U.S.) digital transformation—
January 13, 2020
Business models around the world emerge against adverse winds
New trends to fix 20 different strains
January 6, 2020
The end of the GAFA era
—The future of companies and nations—
December 23/30, 2019
2020: a year of huge turnaround
14 projections post-Olympics
December 16, 2019
How apologies are made in Reiwa Year 1
—Way of saying sorry through the Heisei Period no longer applies—
December 9, 2019
Companies that will be going strong 100 years from now
New ways of ensuring extended corporate life based on future predictions
December 2, 2019
Go for it, Honda!
Don’t go the way of the ordinary company!
November 25, 2019
So we really don’t need small and medium-sized companies?
What happens after this period of large numbers of closing businesses?
November 18, 2019
Which payment systems benefit whom?
—The negatives of going cashless—
November 11, 2019
Uneasiness at Samsung in the midst of change
November 4, 2019
China impacts the world
—China Innovation Vol. 2—
October 28, 2019
Personnel that score lower than AI
Signs of a lower-standard Japanese education system?
October 21, 2019
Problems with declining on-site capability
Japanese styles remain highly effective—with just a little fine-tuning
October 14, 2019
Toyota also effected by the new 50s generation
—Problems can’t be solved by restructuring—
October 7, 2019
Japan about to wake up
50 peoples’ recommendations on re-starting growth
September 30, 2019
The Libra impact
— “Theory of evolution” on money and the development of nations —
September 23, 2019
Not just a problem of mistaking the brake and accelerator
—Reflexes on the decline in society at large—
September 16, 2019
A logistics revolution
—The physical Internet—
September 10, 2019
The truth behind the most effective management
September 2, 2019
Will real estate prices continue to climb?
Rising prices due to monetary easing, as seen around the nation
August 26, 2019
Why do capable young employees quit their jobs?
—Effective techniques for retaining valuable personnel—
August 19, 2019
Making work in Japan more appealing to foreign nationals
August 12, 2019
Changing the Japanese practice of making determinations by academic record
August 5, 2019
One dose for 200,000,000 yen
Why are pharmaceuticals so expensive?
July 29, 2019
Current realities in the U.S.
Some Japanese companies also surviving by protectionism
July 22, 2019
The secret to delicious potato chips: it’s in the salt!
—Making the regular product—
July 15, 2019
Open innovation: no more room for failure
July 8, 2019
Rethinking “zero inventory”
Concept that inventory is undesirable now out-of-date
July 2, 2019
BAT: Friend or foe?
Standard-bearer of the China-originated digital revolution
June 24, 2019
The “illness” of new business
June 17, 2019
The right way to get the company president to resign
June 10, 2019
The hidden truth behind family management
June 3, 2019
Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Why is Murata doing the best of all?
May 27, 2019
The secrets behind European company restructuring
—The giants make a comeback—
May 20, 2019
Will the AI bubble burst?
—The Law of Failure—
May 13, 2019
The fates of 20 “sold off” employees
—The current situation for pre-M&A employees of Sharp and Toshiba—
April 29 / May 6, 2019
The MaaS transport revolution
—New markets targeted the world over—
April 22, 2019
Boosting salaries for a stronger corporate structure
Hitachi, Uniqlo, and more follow the trend
April 15, 2019
The impact of 5G: everything’s about to change
April 8, 2019
Starting new companies, incurring failures: what happens next?
—The dividing line between obliteration and comeback—
April 1, 2019
The true state of Nissan
March 25, 2019
Seven secrets of companies that do not suffer personnel shortages
—Incredible ability to secure talented people—
March 18, 2019
Dynamic Pricing
The price consumers are forced to pay—and the price they want to pay for a given product
March 11, 2019
South Korea: What’s happening now?
March 4, 2019
Innovation to surpass Japan
—The paradox of Africa—
February 25, 2019
Accounting fraud
Before you know it, you may be involved!
February 18, 2019
Finding your best possible life
February 11, 2019
50 years of being the loser
—The extreme management lessons to be found in the “post-failure wasteland”—
February 4, 2019
50 Japanese who’ve moved the world
January 28, 2019
Bringing manufacturing back to Japan
Counterattack by super-efficient plants to rival emerging economies
January 21, 2019
Big predictions for M&As in 2019
What’s next after Takeda Pharmaceutical and Hitachi?
January 14, 2019
The search for Google a decade from now
—100 companies out to change the world—
January 7, 2019
The changing concept of the company
—The future of the organization and work styles—