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This assignment seeks to help you understand the answer to a broader concern and that is, “What are some of the cultural features specific to Japan that managers should pay attention to when operating in that country?” You should base your responses to the following questions on the answers offered by Canadian managers to questions posed in the video interview database.
In order to complete the assignment, please access the AIEIS video interview database using the following url: http://amcms.acadiau.ca/. You may access specific interviews by clicking on the Keyword or Featured Executive buttons.
For each of the first three questions below, please compare and summarize in one-half page each, the responses of five of the respondents.
Can you please describe a typical work day for yourself in Japan including how you get to and from work? WORK DAY
In your opinion, what factors would you suggest most likely contribute to the difficulties of expatriates who are unable to successfully adapt to working in Japan? FAILURE TO ADAPT
What advice would you give other Canadians getting ready to work as an expatriate in Japan? ADVICE
For each of the two questions below, please compare and summarize in one-half page each, the responses of the respondents.
What is the role of silence when ideas are being discussed with Japanese colleagues? SILENCE
Can you describe the logic and etiquette surrounding the exchange of business cards in Japan? BUSINESS CARDS
Please limit your response to this assignment to three single spaced, typed pages. Please cite your sources in the text and please reference them at the end of your assignment. Please end your write-up with one paragraph that summarizes what you think is the importance of this assignment.
You can also use the link below to see the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHq4zqBTfqc