Japanese and American Approaches to Inventions and Their Applications (Mokoto Kikuchi)

  • 1987 ----- color ----- 27 min ----- vhs///
  • (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.
  • Topics: (Business Administration, International Business, Japan)