Case | HBS Case Collection | April 2011 (Revised November 2011)

Knowledge Creation at Eisai Co., Ltd.

by Hirotaka Takeuchi, Ikujiro Nonaka and Mayuka Yamazaki


Eisai has used knowledge creation as the engine of growth for its operation in Japan and was wondering if it can be utilized on a global scale.

Keywords: Growth and Development; Operations; Knowledge Management; Japan;


Takeuchi, Hirotaka, Ikujiro Nonaka, and Mayuka Yamazaki. "Knowledge Creation at Eisai Co., Ltd." Harvard Business School Case 711-492, April 2011. (Revised November 2011.)