Elichi Shibusawa continues today to gain influence in Japan, and across Asia. Shibusawa, a change maker and not an observer set about spreading prosperity through his 'gappon' business model. His model was one of bringing together human, social and financial capital to serve society. A model from times past that has even greater relevance for leaders today. Geoffrey Jones & Rei Morimoto share their reflections on gappon and its relevance for today’s banking and finance leaders.
Is the Business World Finally Ready for the Wisdom of Shibusawa? - HBS Working Knowledge