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  1. 1. JapanThe Land of the Rising Sun<br />日本国 <br />日本国 <br />
  2. 2. Sony Corporations<br />Sony Corporation is a multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.<br />Sony is one of the leading manufacturers of electronics, video, communications, video game consoles, and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets.<br />
  3. 3. Soundation<br />Masaru Ibuka and Akio Morita founded the company.<br />Founded it in May 7, 1946.<br />Named the company “Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo K.K”<br />Japan's first tape recorder called the Type-G.<br />First commercially produced transistor radio.<br />The name from sonus, the Latin word for sound.<br />
  4. 4. Becoming Inter-national<br />Morita's 1953 visit to Philips.<br />Overseas marketing is an overseas business. <br />Offices had been set up in New York, Hong Kong and Zurich.<br />February 1960, Sony Corporation of America (SONAM) was established .<br />a business that doesn't take advantage of its opportunities doesn't deserve to be called an enterprise<br />
  5. 5. SonyMission Statement<br />Elevation of the Japanese culture and national status<br />Being a pioneer - not following others; doing the impossible<br />Encouraging individual ability and creativity<br />
  6. 6. Work culture<br />Sonny boys<br />Life time Employment<br />Decision made in groups<br />Company philosophy remain enact<br />Job rotation<br />Seniority <br />
  7. 7. Sonny boys<br />World was very popular even before Sony took it.<br />It meant Very handsome boys.<br />could be easily used in any country in the world without problems.<br />Everyone wearing same Jacket irrespective of their designation . <br />Difference was in some strips only.<br />
  8. 8. Life time Employment<br /><ul><li>Employees are not dismissed thereafter on any grounds, except for serious breaches of ethics.
  9. 9. Become a part of family.
  10. 10. Employees are more motivated.
  11. 11. Gives a reason good enough for company to invest in them. </li></li></ul><li> Decision made in groups<br />They take decision after long discussion.<br />They can discuss even when there is conflict of opinion.<br />It Consume time but they are sure that everybody was in favor of decision .<br />
  12. 12. Company philosophy remain enact<br />The Japanese's organization believes in common philosophy .<br />It doesn’t change with coming and going of people in the organization.<br />Which doesn’t happens in western organizations.<br />
  13. 13. Job Rotation<br />To make employees acquaintance with the organization.<br />To develop mutual understanding among the different departments functioning for the common good of organization.<br />Job – switching.<br />They come to know about the dilemmas faced by the colleagues at different end of the organization.<br />
  14. 14. Seniority<br /> Seniority is determined by the year an employee's class enters the company. Career progression is highly predictable, regulated, and automatic.<br />Members of the same graduating class usually start with similar salaries, and salary increases and promotions each year are generally uniform. <br />The purpose is to maintain harmony and avoid stress and jealousy within the group.<br />
  15. 15. Open Discussion for….<br />Comments<br />Thoughts<br />Questions<br />
  16. 16. Thank You…. Arigatou gozaimashita<br />Surabhiagarwal<br />
  17. 17. Bibliography<br /> “http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japan<br /> History<br /> Government and politics<br /> Foreign relations and military<br /> Administrative divisions<br /> Geography and climate<br /> Economy<br /> Science and technology<br /> Demographics<br /> Education and health<br /> Culture and recreation<br /> Sports<br />