Hospital management in Japan – is it Lean?

February 12, 2015 0

I’ve been told that most hospitals and healthcare organizations in Japan do not employ Lean management. Both foreigners who have done study trips to Japan and Japanese nationals have mentioned this to me as I was […]

Problem solving and command-and-control

February 2, 2015 0

In the three and a half weeks that we’ve been in Japan, I am intrigued by the comments many working foreigners have made that, as a whole, Japanese people are not creative problem-solvers (beyond strict […]