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Japanese Business: Rules of Engagement

Rules of engagement

Japanese Business: Rules of Engagement

by Diana K. Rowland

To be successful with the Japanese, you need to know the Rules of Engagement. Understanding the unspoken conventions and values that guide Japanese behavior will save you from fruitless effort and needless miscommunication. This book charts the treacherous waters of Japanese business, bringing into sharp relief the obstacles lurking just beneath the calm surface. From the author of the bestseller, Japanese Business Etiquette, a Practical Guide to Success with the Japanese, Diana Rowland lets you take the helm and pilot a personalized course to success. Based on 45 years of working with the Japanese and thousands of hours conducting seminars for Fortune 500 multinationals, Rowland brings you insight that only time and experience can hone. Informative, practical and entertaining, Japanese Business: Rules of Engagement shares tips, tools and case studies to turn knowledge into real-world results.

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