Dr. Adam Kassab, Professor of GLOBIS University in Tokyo, invites a variety of guests from around the world to discuss people, culture and business from an “Inside Japan” perspective. The ninth guest is Mr. Daniel Gerber, Accenture Japan Ltd.
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Inside Japan No.9 – Daniel Gerber Part1
Guest: Daniel Gerber, Specialist, HR Capability Development, Accenture Japan Ltd.
Host: Adam Kassab, GLOBIS
Date: August 30, 2012
Venue:GLOBIS Tokyo campus, Japan
Daniel is a specialist, HR Capability Development in Accenture Japan Ltd. He has over five years of consulting experience in management and business consulting. Daniel has been involved in a project to set up a new framework for middle/back office functions at a large securities company. He has experience in PMO for both system development and system selection projects. His capabilities have focused primarily on gathering business user requirements, organization, prioritization and documentation of requirements, as well as translation into IT requirements and communication / coordination with IT departments. He has lived and worked in Japan for seven years.
Dr. Kassab has extensive business experience across Asia as well as in Europe and the USA. He has held senior positions at Sanyo Electric, a global Japanese electronics manufacturer, Mercer, a US based global HR Consulting firm, and most recently at Culture Convenience Club, the dominant Japanese player in the consumer entertainment and lifestyle sector. His work has ranged from facilitating European wide strategic planning sessions aimed at exploring synergies and enhancing competitiveness, developing ways to internationalize and globalize business operations, and implementing change programs for overseas subsidiaries.
As well as his strong professional background he also recently completed doctoral research looking into the use of Stories and Storytelling in Organizations as a tool for inspiring employees and bringing about visionary change.
Bachelors degree, History & Philosophy of Science and Philosophy, University of Leeds (UK); Masters Degree, International Resources and Development Studies, University of Leeds (UK); Masters Degree, Organization Change, Ashridge Management Center (UK); Doctoral Research, Hitotsubashi University (JPN)