A handy guide to understanding how people from every corner of Japan think, do business, and act in their daily lives
Organized alphabetically for east of use, The Japanese Way is an indispensable reference to the common as well as the divergent cultural traits of the Japanese. Included are 89 key traits, representing the values of a people who have been described as "enigmatic," "mysterious," "inscrutable," and even "unknowable." The Japanese Way provides an explanation of the varied ways in which these people celebrated holidays, interact with one another, resolve daily problems, view and deal with the outside world—-as welll as illuminating the rich and varied historical traditions that have shaped the modern culture of Asia’s most progressive nation.
Complete with a bibliography and index, The Japanese Wayprovides keen insights into the rich variety of customs and attitudes found among the Japanese people. Whether you are interested in Japan as a student, tourist or business traveler, this book will help you break the culture barrierand appreciate the Japanese way.