With Respect to the Japanese: Going to Work in Japan / Edition 2

With Respect to the Japanese: Going to Work in Japan / Edition 2

by John Condon, Tomoko Masumoto
     
 

The second edition of With Respect to the Japanese discusses the salient features of Japanese values and behaviors and contrasts them with the values and characteristics of Americans while examining the cultural differences in decision-making, rhetoric, management styles, behavior in the workplace and much more. It examines the critical elements of Japanese culture… See more details below

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The second edition of With Respect to the Japanese discusses the salient features of Japanese values and behaviors and contrasts them with the values and characteristics of Americans while examining the cultural differences in decision-making, rhetoric, management styles, behavior in the workplace and much more. It examines the critical elements of Japanese culture that affect the way Japanese and Americans perceive and react to each other, and then offers concrete guidelines for establishing effective relationships.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984247127
Publisher:
Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Publication date:
01/16/2011
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
723,883
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvii

1 All I Really Need to Know, They Learned in Kindergarten 1

2 The Social Order 9

3 More than Meets the Eye: All About Context 25

4 Everyday Communication 37

5 In Place 55

6 About Time 63

7 Waiting for Feedback 73

8 On-the-Job Learning 81

9 In Sync with the Rhythms of the Year 89

10 Going to Work in Japan: Seven Suggestions 101

Appendix: Some Useful Terms to Know When Going to Work in Japan 107

Additional Resources 111

Index 113

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