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Japan Intercultural Consulting is a global training and consulting firm focused on Japanese business. We help clients improve working relationships in multicultural environments. We provide cross-cultural awareness training seminars, management and communication skills training seminars, teambuilding programs, human resource management consulting, and executive coaching services. By working with us, our clients are better able to achieve their business goals. READ MORE...
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St. John's Golf & Conference Center 44045 Five Mile Road Plymouth, MI 48170, United States

Mar 27, 2018
Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber 3 E. 4th Street Cincinnati, OH 45202-3728, United States

Mar 27, 2018
Working Effectively with Japanese Colleagues, Partners and Clients
Hilton Manchester Airport, United Kingdom

Apr 17, 2018
Working Effectively With Americans - A Seminar For Japanese
SHERATON DETROIT NOVI HOTEL 21111 Haggerty Road Novi, MI 48375, United States

Apr 24, 2018
Working Effectively with Japanese Colleagues, Partners and Clients
Garfield House, Edgware Road, London W2, United Kingdom

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Pernille Rudlin
The #MeToo movement and the Japanese workplace
Feb 15, 2018 05:27 AM
by Pernille Rudlin

This interview in the Japan Times with a traumatized Japanese salaryman about the impact of #MeToo on his Japanese workplace (and his marriage!) resonated with many of us who have worked in Japanese companies. [Read More...]

Pernille Rudlin
Dealing with the demon Japanese customer
Feb 07, 2018 03:47 AM
by Pernille Rudlin

I thought Google Translate's Japanese to English had improved tremendously recently and it turns out this is indeed the case, since they introduced Neural Machine Translation in November 2017. This uses deep neural networks to learn how to cope with situations it has not seen before, and translate entire sentences rather than phrases and words.

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Pernille Rudlin
Japanese customers expect to get through to the tantosha or madoguchi, not a receptionist or voicemail when they call a supplier. [Read More...]

Pernille Rudlin
Keeping things tidy is everyone's job in Japan
Feb 01, 2018 10:49 AM
by Pernille Rudlin

I find litter and wastefulness quite upsetting and often stress in my training how important the tidiness of the workplace is to Japanese customers. I think my obsession with litter picking and keeping things tidy dates back to my time at Japanese school. The Japanese government has even produced a video on the cultural roots of the Japanese urge to keep things tidy and clean. [Read More...]

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