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Nikkei 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—
December 24, 2018
Outlook for 2019
Five trials to overcome, four business opportunities
—The future is here—
December 17, 2018
The 2018 apology?
Nissan breaks the mold, Nihon University breaks with common sense
December 10, 2018
Chinese technical innovation: Is it really that great?
December 3, 2018
Reasons for the failure of would-be hit products
Why are good products not necessarily good sellers?
November 26, 2018
The sorry state of 10-million-yen income households
Winners or losers?
November 19, 2018
Why even the most enthusiastic customers lose interest
—12 tactics that can’t be ignored in a shrinking market—
November 12, 2018
A society of surveillance: it’s come this far
—The rise of a second GAFA—
November 5, 2018
M&As that fail—and those that succeed
How to become a buyout expert
October 29, 2018
Hoshino Resorts
A formula for success for the world
October 22, 2018
Worksite improvements
Employees that implement reform and those that don’t
October 15, 2018
Converting failure into strength
The mechanism of failing and trying again
October 8, 2018
The end of the specific age of retirement
New work styles following significantly declining pensions
October 1, 2018
—The new truth for Japanese companies—
September 24, 2018
Hidden high-earnings companies with operating profits upwards of 40%
—Case studies and strategies—
September 17, 2018
Bringing about super-productivity
—Science and technology to move people—
September 10, 2018
Sony, Toyota, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
—1.6 billion passwords leaked—
September 3, 2018
We’re not afraid of Amazon
Retail sector winners
August 27, 2018
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
—How a dinosaur came back to life–
August 20, 2018
The linear shinkansen high-speed train
Incredible dream or terrible nightmare?
August 6 and 13, 2018
Japanese companies could be left behind: the myth of the profit-making opportunities of ASEAN
July 30, 2018
Tokyo will thrive: ditching the idea of post-Olympic pessimism
July 23, 2018
Bringing about innovation
July 16, 2018
Quantum computers: they’re already here!
The ambitions of Google and IBM
July 9, 2018
The difference between charisma and falling behind the times
What separates the two?
July 2, 2018
Lucrative new jobs in the year 2025
June 25, 2018
The new Cold War of 100 years—between the U.S. and China
June 18, 2018
Where did the wealthy class go?
June 11, 2018
The “post-amoeba” (small-unit management) era
Disco Corporation pursues the challenges of ultra-individualistic management
June 4, 2018
The story told by Big Data
—Real estate values poised to decline dramatically by 2030—
May 28, 2018
GAFA, Yahoo, Rakuten, LINE
—The personal information hidden by seven companies—
May 21, 2018
What happens when the Chinese-initiated EV bubble bursts
May 14, 2018
The key to new hit products and services: targeting “lazy” consumers
May 7, 2018
—The main hidden driving force behind Fintech—
Fintech poised to resolve poverty of younger generations and low-income earners
April 30, 2018
Dismantling the current drugstore framework
Public burden to be reduced by 10 trillion yen
April 23, 2018
Moving beyond sharing on Instagram
—Techniques for bringing in customers—
April 16, 2018
As the “unmanned economy” moves forward,
even top managers under pressure
April 9, 2018
Survival management in the age of missiles
April 2, 2018
Nidec Corporation
Making improvements for optimal working styles
March 26, 2018
Successful side business
March 19, 2018
The key lies with our high schools
March 12, 2018
Salaries rise further
March 5, 2018
Seven years since the March 11th quake: finally, hope for the future
February 26, 2018
SONY: Has the company come back to life?
February 19, 2018
Your expiration date
More and more employees are simply getting older, without ever getting better
February 12, 2018
The future of automobiles in view
February 5, 2018
The key to a happy 100 years
Overcoming the risks associated with long life
January 29, 2018
Lobbying to win out on the global scale
Self-driving, emerging economies, and President Trump
January 15, 2018
EV mega-competition witnessed by Dyson
—A soliloquy by James Dyson, founder of Dyson Limited—
January 8, 2018
Japanese quality: on the way back
Dec. 25, 2017 / Jan. 1, 2018
Re-making the ties that bind: considering the family
December 18, 2017
Style of apology: 2017
Where did Nissan and Kobe Steel go wrong?
December 11, 2017
Big predictions for 2018
December 4, 2017
Can you survive with a TOEIC score of 500?
—The possibility of English being adopted as an official language—
November 27, 2017
Solving Japan’s problems with agriculture
November 20, 2017
The decline of cash: is your job at risk?
November 13, 2017
The law of failure: five reasons behind project-stopping trouble
November 6, 2017
Don’t bother suing: Trials you can win—and those you can’t
October 30, 2017
The toughest social infrastructure
—The biggest challenge of the convenience store
October 23, 2017
Airport and hotel customer service rankings: a survey of 5000 people
October 16, 2017
Has Toyota changed?
Testimony from 100 people in-the-know
October 9, 2017
Kaden (home electronics): Silicon Valley sets its sights on the new growth industry
October 2, 2017
Amazon: the future according to Jeff Bezos
September 25, 2017
Hey Japan, it’s not time to sleep!
—We’re are coming out of the darkness —
September 18, 2017
Banks no longer needed!
--Lifestyle diseases cut into megabank profits--
September 11, 2017
The companies just don't understand: the falsehoods of younger-generation consumption
—What will the next boom's flash point be?—
September 4, 2017
The true state of things: the environment vs. humankind
--Five ways of transforming threats into business opportunities--
August 28, 2017
Serious deterioration of business: the Japanese fishing industry is the sole loser
August 21, 2017
Digitalized Germany: look how far we’ve come!
The dramatic changes made by adidas, VW, and Siemens
Combined Number of August 7 and 14, 2017
The power that frustration can create
A true story of the comeback of eight companies
July 31, 2017
No more doubts!
The end of diversified consumption
July 24, 2017
“Forbidden” reforms to current work styles
--Synergistic time-saving--
July 10, 2017
Isetan Mitsukoshi Holdings: the verification process
Company president dismissed
Who’s behind the coup?
July 3, 2017
No room for failure
Startup: the idea of buying innovation
June 26, 2017
Toshiba’s “last will”
Knowledge is gleaned from mistakes
June 19, 2017
Reorganization of the oil industry:
Unpredictable management, exploding plants
June 12, 2017
Impact of "cars in the sky"
Next-generation mobility now in view
June 5, 2017
The Labor Standards Inspection Office can no longer overlook
—The day you’re served a summons—
May 29, 2017
Yamato makes a miscalculation
May 22, 2017
Artificial intelligence: the “offense and defense” of world domination
May 15, 2017
Money starts moving around the world
The fourth food revolution
May 8, 2017
Winning over the customers
May 1, 2017
Farewell to old-fogyish Japan
10 proposals
April 24, 2017
The ¥22 trillion Toden bubble
Industries that benefit and those that don’t
April 17, 2017
Chinese economy bolstered by Trump
April 10, 2017
A peek inside
GE's digital factory
The power of kaizen 4.0
April 3, 2017
Learning from Japan's popular girl bands
How to revitalize Japanese companies
March 20, 2017
Tokyo, the stagnant capital
Regional independence will save Japan
March 13, 2017
Everyone’s at risk
Management stalled, society shake
March 6, 2017
30 years since privatization
JR: Bidding farewell to inane management
February 27, 2017
The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry: in control, but slipping
Though the stage is larger, the viewpoint narrows
February 20, 2017
A lack of universities that potential students would like to attend
--Classes and entrance exams relegated entirely to the entrance exam industry--
February 13, 2017
Amazing price
Why a 300,000 yen Walkman sells
February 6, 2017
Chemical elements not for sale
Beggar-thy-neighbor policies invite crisis
January 30, 2017
Tenacious management
Daiwa House
Already a 3 trillion yen enterprise
January 23, 2017
Don’t bow to Trump!
Staunch management of Toyota, GE, and Danone
January 16, 2017
2017 Space business big bang
January 9, 2017
2017 New Year's guessing game
Well-known figures predict the opaque future
December 26 / January 3, 2016
My management relay theory
Let’s think about the move after next
December 19, 2016
100 creators of the next generation
June 13, 2016
Japan Tobacco's Hazy Future Vision
June 6, 2016
The Inevitable Fall of Mitsubishi Motors
May 30, 2016
The Devastating Power of Organic Electroluminescence
May 23, 2016
Data Capitalism
Information procurement skills separating winners from losers
May 16, 2016
Dining Industry in Collapse
Popularity “expiration dates” arriving for chain restaurants
May 9, 2016
Strong Companies Hold no Meetings
Stress placed on prompt assessments and decisions
May 2, 2016
Global Deflation Looms Imminent
HOYA, TDK, Mitsubishi Chemical disclose means for surmounting the crisis
April 25, 2016
IoT will Change the World
Sensors hold the key to conquest
April 18, 2016
Seven & i Holdings CEO Toshifumi Suzuki Steps Down
Beginning of end for Japan convenience store pioneer’s empire
April 11, 2016
Final Showdown in Beer M&A Battle
Heads of Japans four major brewers discuss anguish and resignation
April 4, 2016
Prerequisites for corporate growth in the age of minus population growth
March 28, 2016
How to Triumph in the Era of TPP
Agricultural produce superpower Japan
March 21, 2016
Selling to China’s 100 trillion yen online market
Nestle, Dyson, Unicharm launch offensive
March 14, 2016
Family-run companies display strengths
Capable of reforming to overcome uncertain times
March 7, 2016
Why soccer star cum businessman Keisuke Honda is going to the USA
Sport is a kind of contents business
February 29, 2016
(Impatient to become truly global enterprise) Ajinomoto
Final challenge to join top 10
February 22, 2016
(Japan in danger) Houses with 20-year lifespan ¥500 trillion down the drain due to architectural practice of ignoring longevity
February 15, 2016
Komatsu's counterpunch
Management on top but looking further ahead
February 8, 2016
China and oil crises shake the world
February 1, 2016
Awesome Sales Beyond the Scope of Normal Companies
January 25, 2016
Up-and-Coming City Ranking
January 18, 2016
2016 as the Year to Root Out Uninspired Workers
January 11, 2016
Corporate Japan Must Cast Off “Procrastination Management” to Avoid Further Crisis
December 28, 2015
“100 Next-Generation Creators”
December 21, 2015
The “Sharing Economy”
December 14, 2015
Essential FinTech
December 7, 2015
Styles of apology: Asahi Kasei stokes the fire, Toyota douses the flames
November 30, 2015
Foreign Tourists Fuel Regional Revitalization
November 23, 2015
Projecting prospective winners in the “New China”
November 16, 2015
Industry 4.0 Revolution at Household Name Firms!
November 9, 2015
“Digitally Dense” Presidents Spell Doom for Companies
November 2, 2015
Long-Seller Business Leaders Gather to Discuss Their “100-Year Hit” Ideas
October 26, 2015
Continental of Germany
October 19, 2015
Mexico―Shadow TPP Protagonist, Nation State Masquerader
October 12, 2015
“Gundam” Saga Provides Hints for Revitalizing Japan
October 5, 2015
Yodobashi Camera Beating Amazon to the Punch
September 28, 2015
Indian CEOs Taking Charge Globally
September 21, 2015
Japan Post: Lackluster Contradiction-Fraught Listing
September 14, 2015
Perils of Joining the Ranks of "Les Miserables" in Your Twilight Years
September 7, 2015
Japanese Companies Struggle with Worldwide Labor Shortages
August 31, 2015
Toshiba: Origins of the Decay
August 24, 2015
Challenges for Diversity: LGBT
August 10 & 17, 2015 Double Issue
Business Upturn
August 3, 2015
Goodbye to corporate slavery
July 27, 2015
Silicon Valley Teeming with Energy
July 20, 2015
Fuji Film "Nurtures" Main Business
July 13, 2015
With Nitori Advance to Ginza, Scramble for Midtown Market Begins
July 6, 2015
HITACHI: Lion Abroad, Mouse at Home
June 29, 2015
Today's KAIZEN 100: the keys to success
June 22, 2015
Stormy AGMs in 2015
June 15, 2015
Health management is new condition for excellent companies
June 8, 2015
FANAC: Awesome management yields 40% profit ratio
June 1, 2015
Saving Japan’s Medical System
May 25, 2015
The world's corporations flock to Japan
May 18, 2015
Why Abenomics is wrong: No profits with weak yen
May 11, 2015
South Korea - Struggling to break the grip of the conglomerates
Apr. 27, 2015
At the Root of the Failure
Apr. 20, 2015
10 reasons why Sony doesn't change
Apr. 13, 2015
Grown-ups, Follow Thy Children!
Apr. 6, 2015
New Normality to Shake Japan