Working with Japan

Adopting an intercultural approach

  • Develop awareness of participant's cultural biases
  • Understand the impact of cultures on behavior
  • Identify and overcome stereotypes

Understanding Japanese cultural codes 

Discovering the cultural basics of Japan

  • A densely populated archipelago
  • A thousand-year-old empire proud of its history and civilization
  • A social organization marked by secular order
  • The changes in the mentalities of Japan in the 21st century

Understanding Japanese values

  • Fundamental values derived from Confucianism, Buddhism and Shintoism
  • Honor and duty: integrating giri and saving face
  • Follow the rules and respect hierarchy: rigor, patience and thoroughness
  • Collective attitude: pooling individual wealth

Optimize your professional action with Japanese people

Communicating with Japanese people

  • Attention to greetings: les levels of ojigi, the rules of courtesy
  • Everything has its time: knowing what to talk about and when
  • Solemn silences: the subtleties of oral communication
  • Non-verbal and implicit communication: learn how to decipher the message

Adapting work methods

  • Instill confidence: giving to receive
  • The ambiguity of the Japanese salaryman 
  • Respect hierarchy, demonstrate prudence, patience and humility
  • Manage a project efficiently: the importance of the agenda, the notion of Gemba (tangibility and precision of the specifications), following-up on milestones...

Adopting best practices

  • Recognize key principles
  • Avoid pitfalls, mistakes and misunderstandings
  • Create a tailor-made action plan

Working with Japan

Public Courses

 

FRANCE

Duration: 7 hours

 November 29, 2022, in Paris
900 €HT/pers.* Training session held in French

 February 9, 2023, in Paris
900 €HT/pers.* Training session held in French

 March 30, 2023, remote Session
850 €HT/pers. Training session held in French

 May 25, 2023, in Paris
900 €HT/pers.* Training session held in French

 June 29, 2023, in Paris
900 €HT/pers.* Training session held in French

 October 3, 2023, remote Session
850 €HT/pers. Training session held in English

 December 7, 2023, in Paris
900 €HT/pers.* Training session held in French

* (Technical fees and lunch included)

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