Danny Risberg, chairman of both the European Business Council in Japan and Philips Electronics Japan, wants Japanese to become fast, smart and independent decision-makers.
As central banks prepare to start unwinding balance sheets later this year, there is growing concern about the financial soundness of the Bank of Japan.
Japanese firms must acquire a taste for startup mergers and acquisitions, if the nation is to regain its global competitive advantage.
Former Bank of Japan Policy Board member Sayuri Shirai says the central bank has done about all it can do to end the nation's deflationary mindset. More than four years ago it unleashed massive monetary easing, but taxpayers still doggedly save, fearing that public pensions ...
On arrival at Narita airport in 2009, the incoming chief executive of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., Albert Kirchmann, asked his assistant there to pick him up, "Tell me, what are 'my people' expecting?" Hesitantly, the assistant replied, "They are expecting you to ...
Stefan Lippert, a luminary from our community of Japan thought leaders, died recently at the age of 47.
In his book titled "Target," Jerome Chouchan shares how the philosophy of Japanese archery increased company performance and made business more enjoyable.
Japan Times Community article rekindled Tokyo academic's thwarted 70-year ambition to craft a thing of beauty.
Every so often, Japanese- and English-speaking legal advisers meet with entrepreneurs in Tokyo to dispense free one-on-one legal guidance.
David Paul lost almost everything when his Hiroshima-based company, David English House, tumbled like a house of cards in 2010.