Leveraging Diversity (to stay fit in a fast-changing world)

How does an individual build his/her career, or an organization thrive in this fast-changing world that is highly globalized and volatile? According to Takashi Hata, the Management Committee Chairman of Affiliate Companies who previously headed Nissan's emerging markets - Africa, the Middle East and India - an ability to leverage diversity is the key.

GLOBIS Professional Seminar:
“Leveraging Diversity (to stay fit in a fast-changing world)”

Date: Friday, April 24, 2015
Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Venue: GLOBIS Tokyo Campus
Language: English

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Dialogue Partner

At GLOBIS, Mr. Nakamura teaches subjects in the leadership area and has conducted various global training programs to GLOBIS' corporate clients. Prior to GLOBIS, Mr. Nakamura joined Marubeni Corporation and while seconded to Advantage Partners, worked on the reorganizations of invested companies. As General Manager of Fuji Machinery Mfg. & Electronics Corporation, he contributed in the rapid reorganization of the company. As Senior Managing Director at Sun-Life Corporation, he introduced a progressive ESOP for more than 250 employees, including part-time workers. Mr. Nakamura also writes a column, "Ki and Management" periodically at GLOBIS.JP. Mr. Nakamura earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Hitotsubashi University.


Mr. Takashi Hata joined Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. in January 2014. Prior to joining Nissan, he was President & CEO of JATCO. He was also President of SABIC Japan, SABIC Innovative Plastics Japan and GE Plastics Japan after working at GE in China and Hong Kong. He worked at Nissho Iwai in Germany and Indonesia.

Mr. Hata earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a B.A. from Waseda University.

Mr. Hata is a remarkable storyteller. His previous seminar at GLOBIS was one of the highest rated in recent years.

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