Japanese Culture And Japanese Business

1244 Words Dec 4th, 2015 5 Pages
Culture is a major aspect of daily life, whether it is in personal life or business life. The Japanese look for a community of unity and mutual trust when engaging in many aspects of business, because they were taught from young children to manage themselves harmoniously and cooperatively with others. Many of the Japanese are very conservative in their culture and look for long term stability with trusted partners in business.
Business men and women alike in Japan are well educated in doing business in the U.S. and other countries and they try to accommodate accordingly. However, when doing business in Japan, one should be equally prepared to respect and accommodate themselves to the Japanese business customs, dining etiquette, meeting and greeting, and gift-giving aspects. Although some people think that Japanese culture hinders the country’s business by putting restrictions on what can and cannot be done while doing business in Japan, the Japanese culture can open doors for many international business partners with long term business in Japan because of the country’s culture background.
Management Issues in Japanese Business Culture In Japan, management styles differ from those in many other countries. Many of the large corporations in Japan have their own management styles that interacts with their business culture and sometimes instructions from managers can seem too vague, which can cause confusion. Japan’s large companies ensure all their employees have excellent…
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