Tag: business-meeting

Japanese business etiquette and non-verbal communication Exchanging business cards - treat them like gold

The world of Japanese business has its own set of customs, norms and etiquette – some of which are essential to learn in order to get on well with co-workers and bosses, but some of which need only be learned if you work regularly in a context that requires them.

Business meetings with Japanese workers vs foreigners working in a Japanese office photo

The way of dealing with people in business situations is not just different in Japan, it is diametrically opposite to what you would expect abroad. Foreign employees and managers newly transferred to a Japanese branch are too often taken aback by the way Japanese workers might act and react in a work environment.