Boss of Japanese game company Square Enix professes to not have known that their products were of interest outside of Japan. Do leaders do enough to see and cultivate the international appeal of their products? By Karn G. Bulsuk
Genchi Genbutsu (現地現物) is another pillar of the Toyota Way. Translated roughly into "go see for yourself", its a methodology which helps people to truly understand a situation, find the root causes and fix it appropriately.
Here we look at a case study in how genchi genbutsu helped Toyota Tsusho win a major government contract in Malaysia supplying noise absorbing walls for highways.
Eating out can be expensive, but there are times when they seem to be charging you for things which, by all accounts, should be included. Here's a list of some of the worst practices seen from around the world. By Karn G. Bulsuk
Put away the burger and fries and listen up: no matter whether you're just travelling through a foreign country or an expat on a legendary 2-year mission, you should eat local food. Here's why. By Karn G. Bulsuk
Financial auditors conduct interviews as part of the job, to learn about a company's processes and policies so that they can better test them. Here are three reasons why you should always tell them the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. By Karn G. Bulsuk