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Global business communication: the third eye

Doshisha Univ. Kameda seminar

Maya Shimizu

on 8 November 2012

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Transcript of Global business communication: the third eye

Individual Level Erika Sakakida TEAM MEMBERS Risako Yui Maya Shimizu REFERENCE THANK YOU FOR LISTENING! Erika Sakakida
Risako Yui
Maya Shimizu ...? One also needs awareness of culture What we think an objective view Why from an objective view? Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly
until you see yourself through the eyes of others. Ellen DeGeneres so as culture Let's look at Japanese Business Culture from others' view But what is CULTURE? Discussion questions Why an objective view? Flow conclusion Practice: Looking at Japanese Business culture from the third eye -Organization level -Individulal level culture shock Objective perspectives are necessary
for cultural awareness In chapter 2
One needs to look at his or her culture
in an objective view
for smoother global business communication But what is CULTURE? How You Do Things Our definition of culture is culture Religion Economic
Philosophy Political
Philosophy Education Social
Structure language A fish only discovers its need for water when it is no longer in it.
Our own culture is like water for the fish.
It sustains us.
We live and breathe through it. Culture is like water Maya Risako Erika
first arises
when a person sees it from a different perspective Japanese Business English
unique language habits
cultural background Only language habits? How can we be aware? + Our definition of culture: 1.Focus on cooperativeness

2.Distinction between
"Soto"and "Uchi" "Deru kui wa utareru" communication with
"Soto" people communication with "Uchi" people Share your culture shock experience in your group. When, where, and how did it happen? How did the experience affect the way you see your own culture? Would you want to work at a company which has the traditional Japanese system? why / why not? CONCLUSION conclusion:
One needs to look at his or her culture
in an objective view
for smoother global business communication Carlos Ghosn Nissan
CEO The Three Culture 1. The high motivation of the employees

2. The Commitment of the executives

3. Self awareness as part of the company Erika Sakakida TEAM MEMBERS Risako Yui Maya Shimizu Erika Sakakida
Risako Yui
Maya Shimizu The Third Eye Doshisha Univ. Kameda Seminar
Team B Erika
Maya Erika Sakakida TEAM MEMBERS Risako Yui Maya Shimizu Erika Sakakida
Risako Yui
Maya Shimizu Let's see Japan from the third eye Individual level Q&A UCHI SOTO Hon-ne =outside =inside Tatemae Organization Level 1. Seniority System

2. Lifetime Employment

3. Nemawashi Seniority System Japan Sales&Marketing Dep. Manufacturing Dep. Nemawashi I want to start
project A Product Design Dep. Management team Is this
possible? Project A gets accepted -Menju, Toshihiro (2003) Introduction to cross-cultural experience,  Tokyo: Akashi Shoten

-Hill, Charles W. L (2010) Global Business Today, 7th ed., New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin

-Yu Takano,Carlos Ghosn,Philippe Ries (2003) The management of Carlos Ghosn, Tokyo: Nihon Keizai Shinbunsha Lifetime Employment Japan United States Lifetime Employment can stay at the company until retirement full time workers Started during World War I during 1980s Depression and IT introduction Lifetime Employment Capable Employee Loyalty Prevent turnover 1. High motivation of the employee Clearly grasp the Situation Report to the employees 2. The commitment of the executives Commitment GOAL Feedback 3. Self awareness as part of the company We hope you... This is how we
wear leggings. practiced "put yourself in others' shoes" understood the necessity of objective view agreed with our conclusion which is... Reason Attention to one's culture Meishi exchange Drinking culture Drinking Ishin-Denshin Kikubari one needs objective view What happens if you don't know Nemawashi? Jim Minarik Former CEO of Clarion Company
Limited of Japan Obscuring Responsibility Be involved Be concerned Be devoted United States one's ability length of service emphasis on group Japanese education focus on team work ability to work in a group to get to know a counterpart To break the wall between "Uchi and Soto" To ease the nervousness Hanami
Settai How You Do Things Organization level
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