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PowerPoint showing you proper business etiqutte while on a trip to Japan.

PowerPoint showing you proper business etiqutte while on a trip to Japan.



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  • 05/20/10 19:07 Chad King

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  • Japan By Chad King
  • Appointments
    • Be punctual
    • If taking taxi give yourself extra time
    • If taking train give yourself some time to find the office
    • Suggest what time a meeting will end before getting there
  • Business Dress
    • Men should start with a white shirt and dark suit
      • When closer to the customer/partner can wear showy ties
    • Women should stick with formal outfits to win respect
      • Women shouldn’t wear a lot of makeup
  • Conversation
    • Stay away from past war and politics
    • If you talk about family it will be a 50-50 chance whether or not they are interested
    • Talking about baseball is a good way to start a conversation
    • If complimented thank them and then suggest you don’t deserve it
  • First Name or Title?
    • It is normal to add “-san” to the end of people last name
    • First names are only used when people are good friends
    • There may be more than one person of each name so try to keep in order
  • Gift Giving
    • When giving gifts give them a gift that represents your culture or company
    • Good alcohol or name-brand items work well
    • When giving and receiving gifts do it with both hands
  • Let’s Make a Deal
    • Relationships and connections are an easy way to get in the door
    • Be patient. It isn’t only one person saying yes to an idea
    • Have good posture
      • No legs crossed
      • Arms on table
      • Don’t look too comfortable
    • Gradually introduce new ideas don’t force it on them
  • Prosperous Entertainment
    • Most business people head to fast and non-expensive diners or shops
    • Alcohol is a likely drink choice for late drinking
      • When serving drinks don’t pour your own drink pour for your Japanese counter-part
  • Public Behavior
    • Shaking hands is a good start
      • While shaking hands bow your head at them while still looking forward
    • Be careful with gestures and sayings
    • Try not to open with a joke
  • Video
  • Citing Sources and Contact Information
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    • Executive
    • Contact Information
      • Name: Chad King
      • E-mail Address: [email_address]