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Tech & Innovation
JAN 24, 2020

What Art Can Teach Us about Innovation

Does innovation have a time and a place? Are some people fundamentally better at it than others? Japanese artists at the G1 Global conference weigh in on where innovation is falling short of its potential in business.

MBA Essentials
OCT 11, 2019

A Need Only Tapioca Can Fill: Japan’s Latest Food Craze through the Eyes of Maslow’s Hierarchy

Tapioca in Japan has enjoyed three big booms of popularity in as many decades. How have new technology and social trends changed the customer needs being met?

McDonald’s Japan Plays Pokémon GO for Business: A Model for How Small Teams Can Leverage Emerging Technologies for Wild Success

McDonald’s Japan raked in huge profits from the Pokemon GO craze by having the foresight to understand the potential of IoT marketing gamification.

The Art of the 7-Minute Shinkansen Clean: 3 Secrets to Japanese Innovation

Japan’s famous bullet trains are a model of innovation in speed, technology, and…cleaning?

Global Japan
MAY 14, 2019

Welcoming Reiwa: A New Era with a New Kind of Emperor

What can Japan expect from its new emperor. Experts predict that his will be an era of change, with a global-minded intellectual at the helm.

Global Japan
JAN 18, 2019

Anime, Collaboration, and Innovation: What Japan and Singapore Can Learn from Each Other

Singapore promotes collaboration among the government, research institutes, and universities. What lessons does the country have to share about generating innovation?

Global Japan
DEC 21, 2018

From Japanese Tradition to Business Inspiration: Lessons from 400 Years of Classical Dance

Three generations of leaders from the Nishikawa-ryu dance troupe shared their insights on how they simultaneously innovate their performances while…

Global Japan
DEC 12, 2018

Beyond Omotenashi? How to Showcase Japan to the World

When Christel Takigawa gave her famous “Omotenashi” speech to help Tokyo win the 2020 Summer Olympics bid in 2013, it…

Global Japan
SEP 10, 2018

Insights into the Japanese Craft Beer Industry

How did craft beer come to Japan, and what is the state of the market today?

The Future of Work: What Is Your Career Identity?

G1 Global member Jerin Moon shares the results of her workshop discussions on the future of work and its implications for the next generation of global leaders.