Titles

MIDAlpha TitleTitleYearColor/BWRunning TimeFormatsAbstractTopics
5178JAPANESE AND AMERICAN APPROACHES TO INVENTIONS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (MOKOTO KIKUCHI)JAPANESE AND AMERICAN APPROACHES TO INVENTIONS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS (MOKOTO KIKUCHI)1987color27 minvhs (Upon Reflection series) Host Al Pages speaks with Mokoto Kikuchi, Director of Research and Development, Sony Corporation and a Guest Lecturer at the University of Washington. Mr. Kikuchi talks about the transistor and its influence, historical development, application; cultural roles, invention vs. application; Japanese management techniques, power to motivate, homogenous society, changes in the Japanese business structure, government support, military/defense; future of technology; personal observations.