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.
By Dennis Crouch In re Toyota Motor Corp (Fed. Cir. 2014) AVS – an Acacia company – sued Toyota for patent infringement in the Eastern District of Texas. As part of the litigation strategy, AVS included Gulf States Toyota – a large ...
Roman Mars’ podcast 99% Invisible covers design questions large and small, from his fascination with rebar to the history of slot machines to the great Los Angeles Red Car conspiracy. Here at The Eye, we cross-post new episodes an...
A growing number of artists have found success selling to the Christian market, a large realm of the population that is willing to spend limited amounts of money on prints that reflect its beliefs and values.
Many analysts attributed the move, intended to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism, in large part to the Arab states’ drive for more independence from Washington.