The business environment surrounding U.S. companies has changed and they are looking for ways to not only survive, but thrive against severe competition.
Four U.S. business school lecturers presented a series of lectures on their research of U.S. businesses at a symposium titled “Corporate Competitiveness from the International Viewpoint,” organized by the Keizai Koho Center in Tokyo on May 30.
Each lecturer delivered their presentation before taking part in a panel discussion.
Productivity and capital allocation
The first speaker, John Asker, an associate professor in the Department of Economics at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business, spoke from his standpoint as an economist...