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Working with Japanese

Learning a new language is only the beginning—then we have to figure out what people mean by the words they say in that other culture, and it isn’t always easy.

Mexico is considered a "low-trust" culture, and Japan a "high-trust" culture. What does that say about whom we should trust?

The Japanese attitude to clothes and uniforms is a lot more nuanced than simply being about conformity or egalitarianism. It is as much about the message you are sending to yourself as to others.

Working Effectively with Japanese Seminar Sponsored by Japan America Society of West Michigan 8:30-4:30, March 23, 2011 (Wed) Battle Creek, Michigan

The book was published in Thai by Chulalongkorn Press in late 2009

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