Table of contents for Business passport to Japan / Sue Shinomiya and Brian Szepkouski.


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CHAPTER I
Practical Information 31
Preparing to Go 32
Upon Arrival 42
Post-arrival in Japan 47
Communication Essentials 49
How to Communicate Even IfYou Don't Speak
Japanese 51
Remaining Healthy and Safe 55
CHAPTER 2
Japan Overview 59
Impressions and Misconceptions about Japan 59
Country Profile 61
A Concise History ofJapan 63
Society, Politics, and the Economy 73
CHAPTER 3
Business in Japan 76
Hosting, Gifts, Business Cards, and More: Following
Business Protocol 77
Strategies for Success in Japan 100
Key Japanese Concepts for Business Conduct 130
Spiritual Influences 143
The Reality about Common Sense 146
CHAPTER 4
Communication in Action 148
"So-Called "Soft Skills"That Get Hard Results 148
Meeting Each Other Halfway 161
CHAPTER 5
Ten-Point Plan For Success 180
Our Top Ten 181
Beyond the Top Ten 183
CHAPTER 6
Trends in a Global Japan 190
The Japanese Marketplace and Society 190
Japan's Global Role 203
The New Japan 207
Predictions and Trends 212
CHAPTER 7
Beyond Survival: Exploring
Japan 223
Learning fromYour Surroundings 223
Sightseeing in Japan 225
What to Bring Back from Japan? 237
CHAPTER 8
Useful Resources 241
Making Sense of a Japanese Address 241
Brief Hotel Review 242
Japanese Culture through Cinema 244
Studying Up on Japan 246



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Business etiquette Japan, Corporate culture Japan, Business communication Japan, Japan Commerce