Ruth’s fifth column, entitled “Magic Responses in Business English” has just been published in the web magazine Courrier Japon.
In this installment, we look at traditional Japanese business culture, which sees supervisors checking on their staff regularly and asking them to report, contact and consult. These practices can seem contradictory to the perhaps more independent way of doing business practiced in western countries.
Ruth offers her advice on how to better explain the typical Japanese management system in English to your customers for better understanding and, most importantly, better business.
Read the column here: Http://Courrier.Jp/columns/56914/