Asynchronous research facilitates information sharing among participants outside the constraints of time and place.Read More5 Ways Asynchronous Research Fits into UX Plans
One definition of progress is that Japan should move its society from one based on traditional values - highly protective of change and respectful of continuity and stability - to one of openness and free market competition.Read MoreYoung and Going Places – Meet Japan’s 20th Century Modernists
CarterJMRN has been tracking working from home trends among the general public aged 16-69 via our Japan Consumer Sentiment Survey.Read MoreWorking from Home Trends in Japan – Are Women Missing Out to Men?
The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of 17 goals and 169 targets that countries are encouraged to use as a guide for sustainable development.Read MoreJapan’s People Start to Engage with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
In Japanese culture, it is said that each person has an ikigai (生き甲斐, pronounced ee-kee-guy), or “path to life fulfilment” or “purpose for being.”Read MoreAll about Ikigai … What It Is, How It Works with Longevity, and a Local Government Example
By now, some readers will have heard of the Japanese concept of ‘ikigai’ that is becoming popularized by bloggers and life-advisors in western countries. Like so many words in Japanese, it is somewhat vague and legitimately translatable in a range of ways.Read MoreJapan Gets Serious About Ikigai
On many levels, Japan appears to ignore key elements of what westerners consider to comprise social modernity. One classic example is the profound lack of progress women have made in gaining meaningful roles in management. In this area, to name only one, Japan seems to trail other countries by decades.Read MoreCarter Japan Consumer Values Survey 2021 – A Surprisingly Progressive Japan Emerges
Some might say that we (all of us in business, regardless of your industry) should have been embracing digital technologies in the workplace long before now. I’m talking about simple digital adaptations such as tele-working, eliminating airfares for meetings that can be held on Zoom, and in my industryRead MoreLet’s Get Digital – and FAST!
Japan’s entertainment scene was shaken last month when Yoshimoto Kogyo Co. said it terminated its management contract with 49-year-old Hiroyuki Miyasako.Read MoreWhat the Recent Comedian Scandal Teaches Us About Business in Japan