Canon: R&D as the Motivating Force for Continuous Growth and Diversification

  • Yasuo Kozato


Guided by the company’s “Kyosei” philosophy, i.e. living and working together for the common good, Canon has been in operation since its foundation in 1937. In 1997 Canon is celebrating its 60th anniversary with its more than 75,000 employees worldwide.


Business Group Business Exploitation Global Collaboration Canon Group Software Area 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yasuo Kozato
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  1. 1.Global Research Promotion Project at Research and Development HeadquartersCanon Inc.USA

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