Contact Mailing List
Japan Intercultural Consulting

Home
About JIC
Services
Clients
News & Articles
Events
Blogs
English Skills
Store
Contact Us


Japanese Business Culture Blog

A blog about communications between Japan and other cultures, particularly in business.



JIC Blogs by Author

To read blogs by specific members select from the list below:





Comments

The comment function for this blog is being hosted in our Japan Intercultural Consulting group on LinkedIn. Please join our group and participate in the discussion.



JIC Blogs by Category

To read blogs by specific categories select from the list below:

Book reviews
Business travel to Japan
Foreign firms in Japan
Gaijin in Japan
Human resource management
Japanese business
Japanese companies
Japanese culture
Japanese etiquette
Japanese firms in Africa
Japanese firms in Asia Pacific
Japanese firms in China
Japanese firms in Europe
Japanese firms in India
Japanese firms in Latin America
Japanese firms in N. America
Japanese firms in the Mideast
Japanese management
Japanese manufacturing
Japanese society
Japanese startups
Learning Japanese
Movies
Teambuilding with Japanese
Websites of interest
Working with Japanese


I frequently am asked for dressing tips for businesswomen who are going to visit Japan or have meetings with Japanese. Here are my current thoughts on the topic.
[READ MORE...]




Pernille Rudlin
Dec 16, 2014 04:12 AM
I am not in the slightest bit surprised by this research showing that Japan's Cool Biz policy - a government "recommendation" since 2005 that companies don't switch on the air conditioning until temperatures reach 28 degrees centigrade, in order to reduce carbon emissions - reduces productivity.
[READ MORE...]




As we often point out in our seminars, it's not just the language barrier that causes problems when using English with Japanese colleagues, it's that English just sounds rude sometimes to Japanese ears, because it's so direct.
[READ MORE...]




Neues Diskussionsforum für alle Japaninteressierten auf XING
[READ MORE...]




Oseibo is one of Japan's two traditional gift-giving seasons. Has it been supplanted by Christmas?
[READ MORE...]




1 2 3 4 5 > »