Business Culture in Japan. Biznesa kultūra Japānā
|Interesting facts about business culture in Japan
|Guidelines for business dress
|First Name or Title?
|Addressing others with respect
|Let's Make a Deal!
|What you should know before negotiating
|Status and hierarchy
|Verbal communication and body language
|Woman in Japanese business world
|Entertaining for business success
1 – Varas distance
Liela varas distance
Kas par to liecina?
Cieņa ir galvenais tikums. Uzņēmumos pastāv stingra hierarhijas struktūra visos vadības līmeņos. Tomēr gala lēmums tiek pieņemts konsultējoties ar grupu. Gadi un stāvoklis ir cieši saistīti, taču mūsdienu kultūrā lielu lomu ieņem arī zināšanas un izglītība, kas ne vienmēr saskan ar vecuma nozīmi.
If you want to make an appointment, but don't have a connection, a personal call will be more effective than sending a letter. Moreover, a letter requesting an appointment might go unanswered.
Punctuality is necessary when doing business here; the Japanese believe it is rude to be late.
In Japanese business culture, the working week consists of 48 hours without overtime pay, completed in five and a half days. Larger firms have initiated a five-day week.
Generally, office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 or 5:30 p.m. Many people work longer hours, though.
During holidays, banks and offices close, but stores remain open.
During three weeks of the year [New Year's holidays, December 28 to January 3; Golden Week, April 29 to May 5; and Obon, mid-August], many Japanese visit the graves of their ancestors. Avoid scheduling appointments, business trips during these periods.…