Readership: Business managers and general business readers, MBA level courses in Japanese management and management of innovation.
Ikujiro Nonaka and Hirotaka Takeuchi, both Professors of Management, Institute of Business Research, Hitosubashi University, Tokyo
"When the authors detail specific examples of knowledge creation, the reader's interest awakens." - The Wall Street Journal
"Nonaka and Tekuchi demonstrate for the reader how it is possible to transfer tacit knowledge into explicit, which in turn is used to create new knowledge." - Knowledge Management, June 2000
"Nonaka is indispensable." - Financial Times
"Nonaka and Takeuchi have written an academic study that summarises their theories and presents case studies illustrative to a western audience ... a guide to practitioners, based on materials for workshops and consultancy by the authors." - Financial Times
"Provides a perceptive and very relevant analysis of how Japanese companies go about creating new knowledge organizationally ... One of the most valuable new books I have covered ... for some time." - Long Range Planning
"The book, an esoteric mixture of philosophy and practical guidance, has been a business bestseller in the US." - Charles Leadbeater, Financial Times