The success of large Japanese manufacturing companies is largely attributed to the Eastern culture of reflection and open-mindedness. The leaders who design the future of companies like Toyota spend a great deal of time reflecting on the past and future – something that is not as highly valued in Western culture - where ‘action’ is the so called key to success.
While it’s obvious that reflection without action is a recipe for stagnation, it’s clear that action without reflection can be just as detrimental, yet less obvious to diagnose.
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