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  • 05/20/10 19:07 Chad King
  • Business Etiquette PowerPoint

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

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