Temporary Entrepreneur

Author: Future Manager Research Center There are many companies that are in a state of uncertainty and instability, especially in light of the current circumstances. On the other hand, other companies do not present evident problems, however  they choose to take advantage of the moment to recover efficiency, so as to show themselves at maximum…

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Digital Transformation for a New Intelligent Sports Planning

Author: Future Manager Research Center Following the twelve-month postponement due to the global pandemic, it seems that Japan will finally be able to host the 32nd edition of the Summer Olympic Games in its capital. In view of this great event that we hope will bring a breath of “normality”, it is interesting to reflect on…

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GEC #12 Billie Jean King

Author: Future Manager Research Center “Any woman born around 1943 has had to endure so many changes – in her educational experience, in her working life, in sex, in her roles, her expectations. But with me, it always seemed like I was also on the cutting edge of that change.” This sense of being ahead…

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Amusement/Theme Park Engineering

Author: Future Manager Research Center Roller coasters, pendulum rides, drop towers and ferris wheels are just some of the most famous attractions of the amusement parks, inside which you can also find water rides, games, shows, themed exhibits, refreshment stands and much more. These are the main components that together make up an amusement park,…

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GEC #11 Marisela Escobedo Ortiz

Author: Future Manager Research Center Today’s protagonist is a woman who has carried a burden on her shoulders that few other people would have been able to carry. We are not talking about a politician or a business woman, much less an acclaimed writer; this is the story of a mother, Marisela Escobedo Ortiz. Before…

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GEC #10 Momoko Nojo

Author: Future Manager Research Center The early 1990s were often described as onna no jidai or “the era of women”. Women in Japan had not only attained a large measure of equality in a highly affluent society, but they could exercise freedom in choosing from a variety of options. At that time, it seemed they…

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Brief Excursus of Microsoft Excel’s Creation

Author: Future Manager Research Center   Everyone knows Microsoft Excel, the popular spreadsheet system, which organizes data in columns and rows that can be manipulated through formulas that allow the software to perform mathematical functions on the data. The first spreadsheet on a personal computer was called VisiCalc (short for “visible calculator”) and was created in 1978…

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GEC #9 Gro Harlem Brundtland

Author: Future Manager Research Center In an in-depth interview for Japanese political affairs magazine Chuo-Koron, Gro Harlem Brundtland discussed everything from the secret of successful leadership to achieving a nuclear weapon-free world. When she was asked about the most necessary characteristics to be a leader she answered: “I think you have to be grounded in…

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It is not the Time to abandon Onboarding, it’s Time to make it virtual

Author: Future Manager Research Center More than a year after the start of the pandemic and it is fair to say that the economic and political environment is confused, uncertain and still very concerned. The COVID-19 has caused employers to switch up their hiring and onboarding practices. In this new business environment, where the office…

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Maslow’s Pyramid of Needs

Author: Future Manager Research Center Economic science is the allocation of limited resources according to the infinite needs, motivations and expectations of individuals. But, how do you define needs? In 1954, the American psychologist Abraham Harold Maslow formulated a pyramid of needs. It is a motivational model of human development based on a “hierarchy of…

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