Akio Morita

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Akio Morita

Akio Morita

Don't be afraid to make a mistake. But make sure you don't make the same mistake twice.More Akio Morita [07/26/2011 03:07:27]
We will try to create conditions where persons could come together in a spirit of teamwork, and exercise to their heart's desire their technological capacity.More Akio Morita [07/26/2011 03:07:33]
The public does not know what is possible. We do.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Curiosity is the key to creativity.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
An enemy of innovation could be your own sales force.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The remarkable thing about management is that a manager can go on for years making mistakes that nobody is aware of, which means that management can be a kind of a con job.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Management of an industrial company must be giving targets to the engineers constantly; that may be the most important job management has in dealing with its engineers.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The most important mission for a Japanese manager is to develop a healthy relationship with his employees, to create a familylike feeling within the corporation, a feeling that employees and managers share the same fate.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
More people are interested in trying to shuffle paper assets around than building lasting assets by producing real goods.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Executives of the company must have the necessary qualities to direct the personnel by showing them the way to do things.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We want to keep the company healthy and its employees happy, and we want to keep them on the job and productive.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I established the rule that once we hire an employee, his school records are a matter of the past and are no longer used to evaluate his work or decide on his promotion.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I believe one of the reasons we went through such a remarkable growth period was that we had this atmosphere of free discussion.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I have always made it a point to know our employees, to visit every facility of our company, and to try to meet and know every single employee.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Of course we have to make a profit, but we have to make a profit over the long haul, not just the short term, and that means we must keep investing in research and development - it has run consistently about 6 percent of sales at Sony - and in service.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Advertising and promotion alone will not sustain a bad product or a product that is not right for the times.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My solution to the problem of unleashing creativity is always to set up a target. The best example of this was the Apollo project in the United States.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The "patron saint" of Japanese quality control, ironically, is an American named W. Edwards Deming, who was virtually unknown in his own country until his ideas of quality control began to make such a big impact on Japanese companies.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
(Japanese Government believes that if you have a big laboratory with all the latest equipment and good funding it will automatically lead to creativity. It doesn't work that way.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
without an organisation that can work together, sometimes over a very long period, it's difficult to see new projects to fruition.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
While the United States has been busy creating lawyers, we have been busier creating engineers.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I often say to my assistants, "Never trust anybody," but what I mean is that you should never trust someone else to do a job exactly the way you would want it done.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In the United States businessmen often do not trust their colleagues. If you trust your colleague today, he may be your competitor tomorrow, because people frequently move from one company to another.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Amenities are not of great concern to management in Japan.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We want everybody to have the best facilities in which to work, but we do not believe in posh and impressive private offices.More Akio Morita [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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