By Robert Alan Feldman, Yoshiaki Fujimori, Takashi Mitachi and Nik Gowing.

< Session Title >
G1 Global Conference 2014
Plenary Session II and Closing
Boosting Innovation and Dynamism: Can Japanese Companies Survive in Global Competition?

< Date > September 15, 2013
< Venue > GLOBIS University, Tokyo Campus
< Duration > 1:18:32

< Session description >
This panel will examine what needs to be done to stir up the Japanese private sector in terms of strategy, organization, and people. What are the strategies to be prioritized in the short-term future? How do we promote diversity and inclusion in the corporate world? How can corporate governance in Japan be improved? What are the prerequisites for building a globally competitive workforce? The panelists with a wealth of experience and in-depth understanding of both Japanese and global business environments will offer insights into what companies need to do to compete on the global stage.

Robert Alan Feldman
Managing Director, Chief Economist
Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities

Yoshiaki Fujimori
President and CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation

Takashi Mitachi
Co-Chairman, Japan, Boston Consulting Group

Nik Gowing
International Broadcaster and Journalist