The Leadership Sphere: Unleashing the Power of Human-Centred Leadership

Top 5 Organizational Development Companies in Japan - 2023

Organizational development calls for cultural sensitivity to acknowledge, comprehend, and venerate the rich tapestry of cultural disparities that permeate workplaces today. It further underscores the intrinsic value of diversity while ardently championing inclusivity. This holistic approach cultivates an environment where every individual feels a profound sense of belonging and, thus, is inclined to invest in their work endeavors wholeheartedly.

The harmonious coexistence of diverse perspectives engenders a collaborative atmosphere for cultivating innovation and creativity. Grounding HR practices in the principles of cultural sensitivity can yield dividends in bolstered employee morale and decreased workplace conflicts.

Cultural sensitivity transcends moral obligations to become a strategic imperative in HR practices. As organizations champion this cause, they can usher in an era of innovation, increase employee satisfaction, and set themselves apart from the competition.

This edition of Manage HR presents a selection of top organizational development companies operating in the APAC region. Among the featured companies is Leadership Sphere, dedicated to empowering individuals, teams, and organizations to unlock their full potential and achieve breakthrough performance. By fostering an environment where individuals flourish and take pride in their contributions, the clients’ experience enhanced long-term organizational well-being and sustainable growth.

The magazine further brings in perspectives shared by Antonia Buckman, the head of people experience at Urban Utilities, and Christina Anthony, the director and head of talent development in the Asia Pacific division of Cushman & Wakefield. They emphasize that businesses must adopt a multifaceted approach to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing region. This entails embracing change, demonstrating respect for local cultures, harnessing the power of technology, nurturing a skilled workforce, championing sustainability practices, upholding regulatory compliance, and actively cultivating collaborative partnerships.

We hope these valuable insights from industry leaders featured in this edition will assist you in making informed decisions for your businesses.

    Top Organizational Development Companies in Japan

  • HPO Creation is a market leader in the organizational development space operating with a vision to help organizations build the system, capability, and culture of self-development for achieving their business objectives. It aims to make clients high performing organizations by developing their leaders and employees and supporting them while they achieve strategic growth.

  • Leap Inc. is dedicated to championing business success by harnessing the power of data and scientifically backed strategies. By evaluating and analyzing employees’ performance, Leap constructs effective, evidence-based human resource development mechanisms. The goal is not merely to enhance individual performance, but to forge a sustainable, successful learning environment that stands the test of time. With Leap, businesses are empowered to leap toward success.

  • Kepner-Tregoe


    Kepner-Tregoe provides a unique combination of training and consulting services designed specifically to get to the root cause of problems and permanently address your organizational challenges.

  • Kincentric


    Kincentric, a Spencer Stuart company, helps organizations unlock the power of people and teams to ignite change and drive better business results. With decades of experience and specialist expertise in areas such as culture; employee engagement; leadership assessment and development; HR and talent advisory; and diversity, equity and inclusion, we use data-driven insights to architect solutions that add value, enhance agility and increase organizational effectiveness.

  • PMC


    PMC is a strategy consulting firm that holds a primary goal to support a business mandates in Japan by helping identify and implement a bespoke business development strategy tailored to an individuals need.

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