How can workforce competitiveness and productivity be further developed in the Japanese cultural context? Technology and innovation provide new opportunities in the workplace, but will they further enhance productivity in Japan? Can Japanese government policies create an environment that balances increased competitiveness and productivity in solidarity with protections for workers?
What can your company do to boost the competitiveness in these circumstances?
Balancing these interests is an issue not only for Japan. Prominent economists and organizations globally, including the OECD, are activity challenging one another to find answers.
After providing an overview of recent findings, Ms. Yumiko Murakami, head of the OECD Japan Centre and former Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in New York, will pull away from the data and address questions concerning what workplace competitiveness and productivity may look like in a future Japan. On this very issue, she wrote an op-ed column in the Japan Times, March 8, 2018. To view the article, click here.
Please join us as Ms. Murakami shares some of the latest data, thoughts and directions on Workforce Competitiveness and Productivity in Japan.
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