Takashi Mitachi: Three lessons that businesses can learn from natural disasters

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About this talk: The Japanese are no strangers to tsunamis and earthquakes. Takashi Mitachi shares the three most important strategies they use to cope with frequently occurring natural disasters – and what businesses should learn from them.

About this speaker

Takashi Mitachi is a core member of the of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Japan, Vice Chairman of Japan Association of Corporate Executives and the chair of its healthcare business committee. He also serves as a board member of Japan Association of UN World Food Program. A regular on national TV network’s economic and business news program, he is the author of four books on management strategy. He is a visiting professor at Kyoto University’s Graduate School of Management.

About this event

TED@BCG was an event produced by TED in conjunction with our partner, the Boston Consulting Group. The event gathered together leaders from business, academia, and society who have been at the forefront of change and transformation. The TED@BCG series of events were held in Singapore and San Francisco in October 2013.