*This is a discussion post, so no cover sheet or citations are necessary. Attached is the reading. Please answer the two questions to the best of your ability. Please keep responses to approx. 6 sentences or half a page for each question. This is not an essay; just a discussion post.
After reading this Chapter on Hidden Meaning of Social Relationships Behind Product Development, discuss the following topics.
1.) Is there a hidden social relationship in how the Japanese develop new products?
2.) Do culture and organizational structure influence product design elements?
Nishiguchi, T. (1996). Managing product development. Chapter 1, Introduction. Pgs. 3 -10