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(How) Does the SECI Model Work in Western Cultures?
Darron Passlow, Business Consultant, Australia, Member
The SECI concept was developed (and works extremely well) for Japanese businesses (culture). I would be interested in how it is applied in Japan. I believe it will not work well in western cultures that have a hierarchical approach to management (top down), where the boss "knows it all" and tells you what to do. (...) Read more? Sign up for free
 

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Implementing SECI in Western Cultures
razi efron
Dear Mr. Passlow, you are right referring to "hierarchical top-down know it all cultures"
Highly supported by many consulting firms. However the current dynamic circumstances and their effects on the business results bring many companies to look for "top-down bottom-up" solutions where "our" SECI is based on a humanitarian approach.
The workers will cooperate and follow reasonable solutions once you find the right mixture of "stick & carrot".
We are currently developing a SECI-BA system for a hierarchical organization.
Next year I'll tell if it is manageable...
 

 
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