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Following on from her article on why Germans work less hours than Japanese employees, Professor Ulrike Schaede takes a look in a second article at the need for a German “golden middle path” in Japanese management style.

English is like a sport, says Eriko Kawai, because you need to have fun, practice every day, and use your body (tongue)

LinkedIn is not just for recruiting, but managing the employer brand

My view is yes, it does help Japanese companies to globalise if they have more Japanese women managers, for a couple of reasons...

One of our clients recently asked us what changes we’d noticed in the past 10 years amongst Japanese companies in Europe, and how we have changed our consulting and training accordingly.  I’ve seen three main trends we have needed to address

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