Japan Intercultural Consulting Europe are delighted to announce our schedule of seminars in Europe for the first half of 2008.
We can of course offer a customised version of these seminars, to be held at your own offices, if you prefer. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like further details of this.
Working Effectively with Japanese Colleagues and Partners
Tuesday April 22nd, Cavendish Square, London W1
Facilitator: Pernille Rudlin, European Representative
Wednesday May 21st, Mercure Tour Eiffel, Paris
Facilitator: Cécile Buckenmeyer, Senior Consultant
* Understand Japanese culture in the workplace
* Learn how to best communicate with Japanese
* Increase your efficiency and effectiveness
* Japanese communication style
* Why Japanese tend to be vague and indirect – and how to interpret what they mean
* Why Japanese don’t give a lot of feedback
* Overcoming the language barrier
* How to confirm whether you’ve been understood correctly
* How decisions are made in Japanese organizations
* Why Japanese avoid risk
* How to get your ideas accepted by a Japanese organization
* How to make meetings with Japanese more effective
* How to build strong working relationships with Japanese
* How to behave appropriately at meals and other social situations
* What to keep in mind if you travel to Japan for business
* What most bothers Japanese about the Europeans they work with
Frequently Asked Questions
“Why do Japanese take so long to make decisions?”
“Why don’t Japanese give clear instructions?”
“How can I tell a Japanese person that I disagree with them without offending them?”
“What’s the best way to get my contacts in Japan to answer my questions more quickly?”
“Why do Japanese fall asleep in meetings?”
“Why do Japanese work such long hours – do they expect me to too?”
Europeans who work with Japanese usually have many questions, but no good place to get the answers. This seminar is a golden opportunity to get your questions answered by an expert in Japan who is highly skilled in explaining the intricacies of Japanese business and society.
The seminar will also feature explanations of proper Japanese etiquette for meals and social activities.
Time: Registration 9:00 a.m.
Seminar 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Please click on the links above for a brochure and further details on fees and methods of payment.
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