Many books talk about the delicate art of negotiating with Japanese, but Doing Business with Japanese Men is the only book to look at the uniquely delicate situation that confront the Western businesswoman, whether she is traveling to Japan or meeting Japanese clients at her home office.
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Japan's long tradition of male dominance means that many Japanese businessmen refuse to take professional women seriously. Using real life anecdotes, cultural explanations, and extensive lists of do's and don'ts- Doing Business with Japanese Men tells women how to establish their authority and work effectively with this culture. Included are practical discussions of preparation, meeting protocol, socializing, and gift giving, as well as tips on wardrobe, make up, special health and safety concerns and fending off unwanted attention.
Every business today is affected by the international marketplace, from the small neighborhood grocery that imports fruit from South America to the automobile factory in Ohio that brings in steel and engines from Asia. Knowing how to do business in countries other than our own is therefore critical to economic survival; it is also challenging, since the world is very ...