Nobuko Kobayashi

Nobuko Kobayashi is a Partner with A.T. Kearney, a global management consulting firm, based in Tokyo. She specializes in the consumer sector with a special focus on multi-national corporations operating in Japan.

  • Japan must boost inward investment, or lose global clout

    Companies and regions should increase ties with the rest of the world

  • Japan -- almost silent over #MeToo

    Sexual harassment is widespread but rarely discussed in public. This must change

  • Let's get real about female equality in corporate Japan

    The government must push companies to set aside stereotypes and promote women

  • The bright side of Japan's population decline

    Older childless singles have much to offer society

  • Japan: The foreign investment magnet that isn't

    Its business community could help by losing its closed-mindedness

  • What happens when Asia's low labor cost model is disrupted?

    Perhaps the chance to lead on climate change, trade and other issues