“Advocating a New View of Humanity” by K. Matsushita, founder of Panasonic
He engaged in business for more than 80 years, since he was nine years old. He thought about man and society through his long business life and experience as well, seeking peace, happiness, and prosperity for the world.
This book was originally published in Japanese in 1972, and will give us hints and ideas to the question “What is man and how should he act in society?”. He said, “I have limited my discussion in this volume to what seems to me to be the most basic and important aspects of man. I sincerely hope that this book will make a small contribution to the realization of peace, happiness and prosperity.” 【PHP研究所】
Based on the idea that tourism can help rebuild Japan, WAttention Co.,Ltd decided to publish a new travel guide to attract foreign tourists back to the country. The title “Travel Guide to Aid Japan” says it all. To appeal to foreign readers, the book is uniquely composed of recommendations on places, buildings, shops and events given by foreign celebrities who love Japan.
INTRODUCTION by Masanobu Sugatsuke
JAPAN VISIONS by Kishin Shinoyama
NOW IS THE TIME TO TRAVEL TO JAPAN by Alex Kerr
HOW TO ENJOY THIS GUIDE
TRAVEL GUIDE TO AID JAPAN
A TO Z INDEX
The 41 most famous celebrities and intellectuals in the world get together to support and promote Japan after the big earthquake. Based on the idea that tourism can help to rebuild Japan, WAttention Co.,Ltd decided to publish a new travel guide to attract foreign tourists to go back to this country. In this book, the celebrities and intellectuals who love Japan will all give their encouraging messages , they will also introduce their favorite places, buildings, shops and events in Japan. As the representor, the famous actress--Jane Birkin, fashion designer?Paul Smith also joined this project. You can use this book to review the glamour of Japan one more time from the celebrities’ angles. The cover which took by Kishin Shinoyama shows Japanese great natural view! This book is available to read all by English, and there is a translation tool with it that you can look up the difficult words immediately. It will also be helpful for the English learners.
Konosuke Matsushita was poor, frequently got sick, and no real business experience, but did drive and passion. He started his company with one product, an electric light socket of his own design. He tells us, “There is one important thing to remember. Every manager needs to adopt an approach that makes use of their unique that best suits your own personal characteristics. Every single person has different inherent quality. Hatching that approach is the path that will lead to success.
Practical Management Philosophy demonstrates how managers think about management and how important the management philosophy is when you do business.
1. First Establish a Management Philosophy
2. Always Think in Terms of Seisei Hatten
3. Understand Human Nature
4. Fully Understand the Mission
5. Follow Natural Law
6. Regard Profits as a Reward
7. Promote Mutual Prosperity
8. Assume the Public is Right
9. Believe You Will Succeed
10. Strive for Autonomy
11. “Dam” Management
12. Sound Management Practice
13. Be Committed to Specialization
14. People Before Products
15. Collective Wisdom
16. Harmony in Opposition
17. Creative Management
18. Start Anew Every Day
19. Be politically Aware
20. The Sunao Mind*PHP Institute, Inc. has a large collection of books, audios, videos, and other material on Konosuke Matsushita, the founder of Panasonic and PHP. 【PHP研究所】
Now, the top ranked “freemium” mobile game gains over $1 billion revenue and over 50% profit, which is going to surpass the historical blockbusters of Arcade, Console, and PC titles by far. Where, how, and why does this market gave first cry? As like the legendary birth of PAC-MAN, Super Mario, and Pocket Monster, this mobile game market also begins from Japan truthfully.
The author will continuously surprise you to bring his own unique analysis based on his various mobile gaming experience as a business development of DeNA, a consultant of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, and a Studio head of Bandai Namco Studios Vancouver.
Why did he create the business empire? He told in this book, “Whatever difficulties and turmoil may prevail, it is always possible to find a way to promote mutual prosperity and progress in business and management. I also believe that there are thousands, even tens of thousands of paths to that goal. To discover the right path at the appropriate time, it is necessary for each of us to grasp the essentials of our respective businesses and management that I refer to collectively as the ‘management knack.’”
He hands down the inspiration and lessons he learned over time about business and management like, “Good times good, bad times even better,” ”Delegate responsibility with a watchful eye,” ”When things go badly, the problem is you”
1. When It Rains, Open an Umbrella
2. To Motivate People, Set an Example
3. Manipulation Will Not Develop People
4. Raise Your Banner High
5. Second-Generation Presidents Need Fire in the Belly
6. Losing Money Has No Place in Business
7. Good Times Good, Bad Times Even Better
8. Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses Get the Most from Their Employees
9. Delegate Responsibility with a Watchful Eye
10. Fast-Track Employees Need Support
11. Intuition Makes Sense
12. Meetings Are Usually Inefficient
13. First Adopters Contribute to Progress
14. Good Purchasing Managers Earn Trust by Demanding Lower Prices
15. The President Is Not a Strategist
16. Is Your Management Skill Keeping Pace with Your Business?
17. Business Shapes the Times
18. Give Yourself Leeway
19. A Society Where Ethical Managers Thrive
20. The Wisdom of the Many Comes to Those Who Wish for It
21. When Things Go Badly, The Problem Is You
22. A Manager Inspires Employees to Dream
23. The Million-Dollar Knack for Successful Management
24. Final Responsibility Rests with the President
25. Even the Most Ordinary Day Holds Valuable Experience
26. Managers Are Not Magicians
27. Employees Take Their Cue from Management
28. Stand Fast and Solutions Will Come
29. In an Emergency, Can You Borrow from Your Employees?
30. Are You Ready to Die for Your Subordinates?
31. Encourage Yourself
32. Worries Are a Source of Resolve
33. Management and Politics
34. There Are No Dead Ends in Business
35. You Are the Hero of a Real-Life Dramas*PHP Institute, Inc. has a large collection of books, audios, videos, and other material on Konosuke Matsushita, the founder of Panasonic and PHP. 【PHP研究所】