Japan
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...Japan Candi number: Candi ment I hereby declare that this assignment is my own work and any use of materials from other sources has been referenced accordingly. Candidate Signature: Date: Tutor Statement I hereby confirm that this assignment, to the best of my knowledge, is the candidates own work and they have not collaborated in the production of this assignment with any other person. I also confirm that I have a record of this candidate’s progress tutorial/s. Tutor Signature: Date: History History of Japan is the history of islands. History of Japan is followed by the ice age around 12,000 BC. The culture and religion followed in the Japan came... | Word Limit 22/06 Assignment Topic:...
Japan
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...Japan is among the world’s most populated countries in the 21st century. The population of Japan is estimated to be approximately 125,000,000 according the recent population data available. Japan is a country that is made of several islands, which, are spread out in the Pacific Ocean. The main islands that make up Japan are, Kyushu, Hokkaido, Honshu and Shikoku. Japan is located in the Asian continent neighboring Korea, China and Russia. Japan has its southern most islands lying relatively at the same as Bahamas whereas its northern most islands geographically lies in similar latitude as Portland (kwintessential.co.uk). Japan is preeminently an industrious country with a booming economy... Task Japan is ...
Japan
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...Japan Why Invest in Japan Because of its rapid and progressive economic development, Japan was considered the ideal country for European companies as a base for their regional operations. However, the recent economic progress of China and other Asian countries has enhanced the worth of investing in these countries. This has resulted in many European and American companies moving their manufacturing and R&D operations to counties like India and China. In addition the recent natural disasters like the Tsunami have not only caused substantial direct damage to Japan, but have had an unfavorable effect on the general investment conditions (Padron and Moschetti... [Supervisor’s Foreign Direct Investment in...
Japan
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...Japan is one of the most densely populated nations on the planet. Its extreme population density is a reflection of the land constraints on a growing population. The Japanese government has attempted to deal with the limited land with a series of massive land reclamation projects over the last 100 years. Tokyo Bay a long and deep bay on the southern coast of Japan has been the principal site of these operations. Twenty percent of land has been reclaimed over the last 100 years(5, Mason). Many major development projects have been built on this land including the international airport completed in 2001. Today the process of reclamation of land from the...
Japan
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...Japan Introduction In the late ninetieth century, Meiji was restored as the Japan head of a country that was previously with a weak military. Before United, States had forced the Japan nation to sign treaties that limited the control of overseas businesses and made them have the crimes that are committed against the foreigners been tried in Western courts. In early twentieth century, Meiji died and left Japan with highly educated people and well-developed communication and transport networks. In an attempt to bring together the country and respond to the challenges posed by the Western, the leaders of Meiji formed an ideology... that was centered on the emperor. The emperor had no political...
Japan Tsunami
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...Japan Tsunami On March 11, one of the biggest tsunamis hit Japan and led to the death of thousands of civilians. An earthquake of 8.9 magnitudewas recorded undersea which led to great worries for all the citizens living in the northeastern Japan. Even the people living in swaying skyscrapers had to worry because of the great intensity of the earthquake. The death toll is yet to be established specifically because of the great losses that the earthquake posed. The loss of the tsunami has been so great that Barack Obama has categorized the loss to be a catastrophe. The United State has ever since helped in aiding many operations to revive...
Modern Japan
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...Japan The Pacific War was indeed a major turning point for the Japanese society. The modern Japan after the Pacific War redefined Japanese culture. In the midst of such drastic change there are traditional values of the Japanese culture which remained rooted. Such values are addressed by the popular Japanese writers in preserving the Japanese values in their works, illustrating the genuine characteristics of the Japanese society amidst the struggle against the pressures of conformity. In view of the effort of the Japanese to consent a peek into their culture developed and gave birth to Japanese business novels. These materials are provided usually to business students for wider... of a...
Heian Japan
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...Japan Introduction Heian is the period of Japanese history between 794 – 1185 d afterthe capital city of Heian-ky (Kyoto) (“Heian period”). The flourishing culture of court aristocracy is truly reflected in the Heian era. It was an epoch when the art, poetry and literature of the Japanese imperial court were at its peak (“Heian period”). In Japanese the meaning of Heian is “peace” or “tranquility” (“Heian period”). The imperial court dedicatedly encouraged aesthetic improvements which can be seen in poetry and calligraphy. That eon has been revealed in a number of contemporaneous literatures such as The Pillow Book of Sei Shonagon by Sei... Rachna Jalan Academia-Research English 10 March 2007 Heian Japan ...
Japan Civilization
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...Japan has experienced a long and dynamic past, it cannot be said the Japanese culture is wholly or entirely Japanese by nature. What is meant by this is that peculiar influences from outside nations and different cultures have influenced upon and ultimately been adopted by the Japanese over the past several centuries. For purposes of this brief analysis, the author will consider two cultural/religious interpretations/incorporations that Japanese culture has made within the past. The first of these is necessarily with regards to the importation of Buddhism from the Korean Peninsula. Secondly, the analysis will also discuss the way in which Confucianism... was imported and ultimately adopted...
Sakru japan
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...Japan Sakru Japan is a fast food restaurant company, which is now facing significant cultural problems. Cultural problems within an organization can generate some significant negative impacts on its operations. Intercultural differences, ambiguity, poor communication, as well as inconsistency could be the major possible cases of the cultural problems experienced in the company. The effects of these problems include hostile and completely unpleasant working environment for workers. This reason calls for a cultural training program aimed to solve cultural problems in the company. Through the cultural program, intercultural problems in the company would be solved through cross-cultural... s Sakru Japan...
U.S. & Japan
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...Japan in 1853-4 to the end of the Meiji Era in 1912.5 Henning's first book, Outposts of Civilization, is a wonderful work on the cultural element of the correlation between Japan and the United States. Particularly, Joseph Henning tries... of the "The War of Thought is as important as that of armed might or economy". [Japanese army officer] Indeed, the nature and outcome of warfare, as of any human endeavor, are largely dependent on the individual talents and cumulative experiences of the people who engage in it. To study the material and technological aspects of modern warfare to the exclusion of its emotional, spiritual, and intellectual elements is foolish. The very existence of war requires that ...
UNIQLO Japan
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...Japan. Its main goals and objectives are to provide a continuous flow of basic casual wear, high quality and fashionable clothing at prices that are considerably low in the global market. This has helped the company grow in its international operations and also improve its competitive advantage among other companies in the clothing and wear industry in other nations. The company came to existence first in Japan in the year 1963, in March. Its first store was in the year 1994, and it experienced high growth based on development of a network of stores in suburban roadsides of UNIQLO... UNIQLO Company al affiliation: UNIQLO Company UNIQLO Company is an organization known to deal with fashion and design in...
Modern japan
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...Japan Translation was an important part in the modernising effort of Japan because it allowed for the better understanding of works from other countries, especially the West, that was used in ensuring that Japan was able to develop itself to their level. It is through the efforts of translators that western technology came to be developed and improved on in Japan and it is the acquisition of this knowledge that allowed this country to not only develop technologically, but economically as well. The ability of Japan to transform was based on works developed in the West being translated to Japanese because this was the only way through which it could be understood and implemented... Translation and Modern...
Japan Civilization
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...Japan and provide for a uniquely nationalist and isolationalist interpretation of culture and the means by which it should be furthered and defined. Within such a nativist interpretation of culture and history, the Tokugawa period was unique with regards to the way in which Edo-art, theater developed, and government... not have ready access to. Although Tokugawa culture exhibited many different norms and societal patterns that were approved by the framers of this particular cultural interpretation of Japanese life, the culture itself, as is so oftentimes the case with culture, took a life of its own and developed wholly independent from the mores and norms that it was typically associated...
Japan Constitution
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...Japan: A Comparison of The Meiji Constitution with the New Constitution The Tokugawa Shogunate (1603- 1868) was a feudally structured military dictatorship that ruled Japan for a little over 350 years. This dictatorship was established by Tokugawa Leyasu, a shogun (a shogun was the supreme commander of the 'Samurai'; samurai refers to a soldier or the warrior class). Shoguns of the Tokugawa family continued to rule Japan till the Meiji Restoration of 1867, which brought the Emperor back as the focus of political power in Japan. This happened with the Emperor Meiji ascending the throne, and the then shogun formally...
Country Report: Japan
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...Japan Introduction and History The country of Japan is in a strategic position in the northeast of Asia, as it is the closest Asian country to the United States of America. Throughout its history, Japan has always been suspicious of foreigners entering its lands. The shogun system prohibited all trade with foreign countries between 1603 and 1867 (“Japan”). It was not until Emperor Meiji came to the throne in 1868 that this anti-trade policy was eradicated. In the 1930’s and early 1940’s, Japan did not have a good relationship with the West due to World War II. After the end of the War, Japan resumed trade negotiations with the West and became one of the world’s greatest economic... ?Country Report: Japan ...
U.S. vs. Japan Economies
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...Japan Economies Affiliation: Economic growth is highly dependent on the decisions taken at every sector of the economy. Bureau of Labor Statistics outlines that both U.S.A and Japan are two of the top three world’s largest economies. Both U.S.A and Japan have exploited resources that are directly available to them and imported crucial resources available in other countries but critical to their economic needs. There are distinct differences in the types of resources utilized by both countries in growing and developing their economies (Katzner, 2008). Labor market resources are employed in both countries, with the only difference emerging in the extent to which such resources are put to use... U.S. vs....
Japan Business Term Paper
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...Japan Candi number: Candi ment I hereby declare that this assignment is my own work and any use of materials from other sources has been referenced accordingly. Candidate Signature: Date: Tutor Statement I hereby confirm that this assignment, to the best of my knowledge, is the candidates own work and they have not collaborated in the production of this assignment with any other person. I also confirm that I have a record of this candidate’s progress tutorial/s. Tutor Signature: Date: History History of Japan is the history of islands. History of Japan is followed by the ice age around 12,000 BC. The culture and religion followed in the Japan came from China... ? | Word Limit 22/06 Assignment Topic:...
Foreign Policies Japan
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...Japan's Foreign Policy and its current investment scenario Introduction This article reviews the foreign policy adopted by one of the most powerful economies of this world and the conditions wherein Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) can be made. We organize this paper in such a way as to make a financial investment work in Japan. We firstly, look at Japan as an economic giant and the genesis of it. Next we look at the foreign policies adopted by Japan and check if an investment climate exists in Japan. Under the current scenario, a lot of global economies are opening up and the impact it has on the US...
Write about Japan
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...JAPAN Apart from the 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Most of us have very scanty information about Japan. A country that started rebuilding from scratch after World War two has turned out to be an economic superpower. Japan is found in East Asia and has four main islands namely Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyusu, and Shikoku. Apart from the four, there are many smaller islands. Its citizens practice Buddhism and some Shintoism. With a population estimated at 127 million, Japan is the tenth highly populated country in the world (Ellington, 1). Japan is a monarchy headed by an emperor. The emperor appoints an executive prime minister. Shinzo Abe is the current... Lecturer GROWTH OF ECONOMY IN JAPAN...
Louis Vuitton Japan
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...Japan The Japan market is ranked the greatest consumer of luxury items. In order to supply the needs ofthis market, the top global luxury companies have in recent years, scrambled the Japanese market to establish their own brands in this country. It is estimated that Japan consumes close to 30 per cent luxury goods, which is twice the percentage consumed by Europe and America. Therefore, this is another factor, which has contributed to many companies struggling to establish their market and brands in Japan. The Japanese market is promising and mature, as it was able to survive the long global economic recession. Therefore, luxury firms are all competing to earn more profits in Japan... Louis Vuitton in...
Aging population in Japan
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...Japan Aging population is now a critical and prevalent demographic issue among both rich and poor countries globally. There is no biological reason for stating that a particular age marks the right of passage to being an elderly individual. Aging does not necessarily involve a serious disability but it is a heterogeneous experience. An increasing aging population indicates a huge number of elderly people, longer healthy life expectancies as well fewer numbers of the working populace (Lutz 34). The effects of an aging population may be hard to predict but they will definitely affect business and socio-economic performances. Despite the challenges, the aging population seems... Aging Population in Japan...
Cell Phones & Japan
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...Japan Cell Phones and Japan Introduction The evolution of mobile communication comprises of four stages – wireless telegraphy, pre-cellular era, cellular era and mobile era. In the late 70s, the predominant technology used for mobile communication was the analog technology that made use of analog radio signals (Steinbock, 2005). This was the time when mobile telephones made an entry in Japan. The history of Cell Phones in Japan can be dated back to 1979, when the first cellular telecom service was commercially launched by NTT Public Corporation in Tokyo, Japan. This first mobile telephone service was introduced as the “Automobile Telephone... Technology, Society and Culture HUMN 432 Cell Phones and Japan ...
Crisis management japan earthquake
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...Japan Earthquake al affiliation Crisis Management- Japan Earthquake It is unfortunate that Japan has experienced several disasters as a result of earthquakes and Tsunamis. Having had such a history, it would be expected that Japan would have had ways to manage recurrent earthquakes. In fact, Japan has for a long time been known for disaster management skills (Christopher 2014). In 2013, Japan was hit by yet another earthquake. This earthquake is said to have triggered small tsunamis. The magnitude of this earthquake was 7.3 and struck the same area that the 2011 earthquake had struck. This earthquake devastated the Fukushima Dai- Ichi power plant, Tokyo Electric Power co... . The effect of...
Japan China trade
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...Japan-China Trade al Affiliation) Introduction China and Japan are Asian countries on the Pacific Ocean. Japan is an island country (Shimaguni) consisting of several island with four main islands. These are Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and Hakkiado. The main Japanese islands lie one hundred and twenty miles off the mainland. The Sea of Japan separates the Asian continent from the Japanese Archipelago (group of islands). The East China Sea connects with the Sea of Japan which is bounded by the Kyushu and Ryuku islands of Japan and the South China Sea. China is the third largest country in the...
Management Principles Japan
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...Japan. Currently Japan is still recovering from the massive earthquake that impacted the island on March 2011. The population of Japan is 127 million people (CountryWatch, 2011). The workforce of Japan is highly educated and they have superb science and math skills. One of the areas of specialization of the Japanese workforce is in the manufacturing environment. Some of the industries that are driving the Japanese economy are automobile, electronics, engineering, chemicals, and textile. The gross domestic product per... ? There are different labor laws and human resource policies in foreign countries. A country that the firm is targeting due its advance technology and history of economic success is...
Employment Law in Japan
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...Japan In general, commercial law refers to the body of law that applies to the relations, conduct, and rights of businesses and persons in merchandising, sales, trade, and commerce. Commercial law covers issues relating to public law and private law (Pitt, 2011). Most countries if not all across the world have adopted legislations, codes, and laws under their constitution that governs commercial and business transactions, as well as conducts, rights, and relations of business and persons in business. Pitt (2011) explains that there are many areas in commercial law which affects business in one way or another. These areas include: contract law, tax law, dispute resolution, banking... Employment Law in...
Japan Exchange Rate Regime
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...Japan Exchange Rate Regime By Insert Presented to Location Due Exchange rate History in Japan The major currency that is used in Japan is Yen and all matters related to the currency were normally administered by the Ministry of Finance. However, the administration was carried out with the cooperation of the Ministry of International Trade (MITI) and Industry and the bank of Japan. MITI also handled licenses related to exports and imports. However, the authority for approving major payments was given to the authorized banks in Japan. Studies reveal that trade in Japan was being regulated by...
Japan Airline Group
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...Japan Airline Group Vision and Mission of Organization Vision ment The vision ment of The Japan Airlines Group is to be "a transport enterprise with a global reach, will expand its worldwide network as a key industry supporting travel, tourism and transport in the 21st century, 'an era of exchange'" (Annual Report 2005, retrieved April 12, 2006). The vision statement is supported by the primary values of the company reflected in its "Group Code of Conduct". This multilevel hierarchy of values includes: Assurance of Safety in Flight Operations: "to carry out our mission of assuring safety, the management will exert its strong resolve and the employees will...
Nuclear Power in Japan
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...JAPAN Technological advancement that began from the industrial revolution has increased the demand for energy. If we look at the history of man's usage of energy, sun was the first energy source which provided light and heat to early humans. The discovery of fire resulted in the possibility of burning wood for cooking and heating. Renewable sources of energy such as sun, wind, biomass and hydropower was the only sources of energy for humans for thousands of years. As early as 4000-3500 BC wind energy was used to propel ships and windmills. Fuel wood and dung cakes were also used for burning... escalated during the industrial revolution in the form of fossil fuels, from the exploitation of...
Political ecnomony of japan
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...Japan Do you think that the US Occupation of Iraq is significantly different from the US Occupation of Japan? If so, how and why? There are several important differences between the American occupation of Japan after the Second World War and the American occupation of Iraq that is currently going strong. While the primary differences concerning the time as well as the manner of occupation are easy to note, there are also subtle differences like support from other nations in the region as well as the players who are involved in the drama. It is these differences which make the two stand worlds apart in literal and figurative terms. In terms of time, the occupation of Japan came... Political Economy of...
Healthcare in Japan
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...Japan Japan’s Healthcare System Comparison Between Japan and US Healthcare Systems Japan Healthcare Systems US Healthcare Systems Access Since from 1960s up till now, a National Health Program is settled in Japan. The program is a universal healthcare package for the public of the country. It provides healthcare access in general to the public inclusively with dental, pharmaceutical, inpatient and outpatient services (Hirose & Imanaka, 2003). In American transitions, healthcare has remained in the first priority of the government. The government of the country upholds tremendous vision to provide universal healthcare service to the public. The policies are embarked to provide equal... ? Healthcare in...
SOCIETY & EDUCATION IN JAPAN
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...Japan has taken models of a number of western countries. This began towards the end of the 19th century. Thus, modernization arrived in Japan relatively late. However, education underwent a rapid growth and development over a shorter span of time. During this period, there were a number of factors in Japan that favored development of modern systems education. To start with, during the Edo period under Tokugawa, Japan as a country was kept closed to the outside globe. During this period (1603 to 1863), Japan enjoyed a relatively long period of social stability and peace whereby cultural maturity was attained at a higher... Contemporary Reforms of Japanese Education (Question Contemporary education in...
Successful Marketing in Japan
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...Japan …………………. and Number …………….. …………. Words-count: 2053 Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Introduction 3 Mastering the marketing in Japan 3 Factors to be considered by foreign corporations to conduct business in Japan 4 Cost element 4 Knowing the Market 5 Pricing and Inflation 5 Qualified Employees 5 Industry-related factors 5 Country-related factors 6 Product Testing Formalities 6 Cultural myopia 7 How to eliminate cultural myopia? 7 Cultural Adaptation 8 Global Awareness 9 Better Approach to Staffing 10 Example: 10 References 11 Introduction Japan takes dominant place in the worldwide market as well as it provides greater marketing opportunities... for businesses from outside the...
RectorSeal Corporation in Japan
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...Japan Table of Contents Introduction 4 2.Brief overview of the company 5 3.Analysis of Focus Country: Japan 7 3 History 7 3.2.Political system 8 3.3.Economic system 8 3.4.Social system 9 3.5.Legal issues 9 4.Financial Dimensions of Focus Country: Japan 10 4.1.Banking 10 4.2.Currency 13 4.3.Accounting Practices 14 4.4.Foreign Trade Policies 15 5.Prevailing Market Opportunities and Marketing Practices 17 6.Cultural Dimensions of Japan 21 7.Human Resources Practices in the Host Country 24 7.1.Hiring 24 7.2.Training 25 7.3.Retention 25 7.4.Advancement 26 7.5.Compensation 26 8.MNC Organisational Structure in Host Country 26 9.Development International Expansion Strategy 27 10... ?RectorSeal Corporation in...
Economic Development of Japan
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...JAPAN- CHANGES AND CONTINUITIES Japan has always been in the forefront of world changes. This country has gone through more than its fair share of changes over the century and turned from an isolationist state to a powerful nation with good international reputation. Economy has been the greatest strength of Japan and this is one area where Japan has progressed in leaps and bounds over the last century. The post war years allowed Japan to concentrate on economic development. With nearly no defense expenditure, Japan was able to devote nearly one third of its GNP to investments during...
Education in Japan
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...Japan Education in Japan has been a centre of focus from past 20 years. Majority of students after 1980 are known to have participated in the monetary success of this industrialized society. Its highly educated and knowledgeable population is behind unbeaten success of its economy. Efforts to change education system have taken various forms throughout the 20th century, but recent educational and other media reports seem to have fueled an increase in the urgency and vigor with which educators and other stakeholders pursue reform programs. (Ishii, 135) Combined with concerns about the state of education in Japan, there is an increasing concern about its adverse effects on the students... Education in...
Modern History of Japan
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...Japan Describe the ideas of the right-wing radicals of the 1930s. The general idea held on by the right wing radicals is the advancement of the plight of the countryside. Advocating agrarianism, the right-wing activists of Japan are also “alarmed by the spread of ‘degenerative habits’ and ‘dangerous ideas’ in the cities like the hedonistic doctrine of individualism and divisive ideas of class struggle” (Tipton 115). The origin of right-wing activists is therefore geared into addressing the social and economic problems which is brought about by rapid industrialization. This group asserts that the solution of these problems is the retention and revival of Japan’s... 21 December 2007 Modern History of...
China and Japan
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...Japan has shared cultural, political, economic, social factors and how they have differed in their own unique hi. Cultural view of China and Japan:- Chinese culture is one of the world's oldest and most complex civilizations covering a history of over 5,000 years. Chinese Culture: the connected split between Old and New. Chinese Culture can be divided into: Traditional & Modern Culture. Chinese Culture is changing continually. It has evolved and changed, during the 20th century. Many ethnic groups have existed in China. The pre-eminent ethnic group is the 'Han Chinese'. Most social values are derived... Mandakini Gaba MLA Style 10th December, 2007 Topic: Compare/contrast the many ways in which China and...
Economic Miracle in Japan
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...Japan ever again Explain your answer. Japan's catapult to world economic power in the latter half of the twentieth century had been phenomenal. Out of the ashes of Second World War, this tiny nation rose like the mythological phoenix and soared high in the sun-lit skies of prosperity for decades on end. A largely atavistic and feudalistic society till the second half of the nineteenth century, it quickly rose to a position of industrial preeminence by the beginning of the Second World War. While this phenomenon in itself had been unique and baffling, the way this country stood back on its feet after being utterly defeated in the War, and then took... Do you think there will be an economic miracle in...
Japan Prime Minister
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...Japan Prime Minister: Yoshihiko Noda Japan Prime Minister: Yoshihiko Noda Yoshihiko Noda is the current Prime Minister of Japan. He is a member of Democratic Party of Japan and House of Representatives in the Diet. Noda was formally appointed by Akihito, the current emperor of Japan, on 2nd September 2011. While examining the political career of Noda, he had no connections to Nagatacho unlike many other Japanese politicians. At the age of 29, Noda won the Chiba Prefecture assembly election for the first time. The former Prime Minister Naoto Kan appointed Noda as the Minister of Finance in 2010. After the...
China,Japan and Korea
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...Japan and Korea Problems influencing Governments China and Japan have a global recognition as some of the rapidly developing states in the Asian continent. Although currently the two nations are in good relations, this was not the case in the past. Historically, these states experienced both internal and external conflicts. The most common form of conflicts between China and Japan were political. Studies showed that the main reason for the political issues was that these states had no formal institutions that connected its citizens to the political system. In china for instance, it embraced a traditional form of governance, commonly known as Qing Dynasty (ChinaI 2). This form of government... China,...
In Focus: Japan
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...Japan I. Overview Japan gained its as one of the most prominent countries because of its economic performance. Currently, Japan is the second largest economy in the world. The country is also known as one of the world's leading economies and a major economic power because of its place in international trade. Japan is named the sixth largest exporter and importer among other nations. The Japanese characters making up Japan's name literally means "Land of the Rising Sun" referring to its eastward position relative to China. The country is composed of 3,000 islands the largest of which are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. The country is famous for its mountainous islands and volcanoes... In Focus:...
Economy of Japan
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...JAPAN'S ECONOMIC STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OVERVIEW Japan is located in East Asia, with a total area of 377,835 sq km, its land slightly smaller than the state of California. The country comprises of 3, 000 islands, the biggest of which are Honsh, Hokkaid, Kysh and Shikoku. Its estimated population is 128 million people and is known globally as a leader in high technology products and electronics (CIA World Factbook, 2006 and Economist Intelligence Unit (b), 2006). Its economy is the second largest after the United States in real terms and by far the largest in terms of GDP, set at an estimated $3.914 trillion and a per capita income of $30,700 in 2005. In terms of PPP, the Japanese... ANALYSIS OF...
Carrefours Exit from Japan
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...Japan" from a marketing point of view Strategic Problem Carrefour's strategic problem was that they did not fully take into account a few important realities like the Japanese consumer behavior, the changing fashion trends in Japan, not having a Japanese partner, and the loss of trust in the company and its brands. Tactical Problem Before entering the Japanese market, Carrefour had already set up networks in other Asian countries like Taiwan, Malaysia, China, and Thailand which the company believed shared similar buying behaviors of purchasing products more hastily and at varied points of time. Issues related to tactical problems One of Carrefour's criteria... Case study from "Carrefour's Exit from...
The Economy of Japan
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...JAPAN: Introduction: Japan is a developed country and it is ranked the second largest economy in the world in terms of it's GDP per capita, Japan has a good economic performance track record because after world war two it suffered a lot of destruction and in 1952 it was referred to as a less developed country but from the ruins of war it developed to become one of the largest economy and it is therefore the first economy to move from less developed to a developed economy. The Japanese currency is the Yen, one Japanese yen today is equivalent to 0.008 US dollars, in the recent past the Japanese yen has strengthened against the US dollar, factors such as internal inflation, unemployment... THE ECONOMY OF...
Business negotiations in Japan
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...Japan The global economy has become more ingrained and the significance of internationalization is becoming indisputable. Whether buying or selling, the number of contacts with foreign agents has escalated and the end-result is often cross-cultural discussions. While attending a business negotiation in japan, a candid comprehension of the strict cultural nuances and protocol held by the Japanese is of utter importance in the success of the negotiation. An important aspect in business negotiations is effective communication. Importantly, 99% of Japanese use standard Japanese in their communications while the remaining 1% uses dialects. When negotiating, it is important... Business Negotiations in Japan...
Education system in Japan
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...Japan Education System in Japan – Preparing for Social roles The education system possesses great importance in the Japan because it has played vital role in determining the dimensions of economic and social progression of the country. Japan always strives to catch the western standards in science and education and for this purpose special emphasis has been given to the educational policies in the country (Hendry, 1987). Earlier the French and German models of educations were used for bringing reforms in the Japanese education systems. However, after the Second World War some special reforms were introduced into the system following the patterns of American education after... ? Education System in Japan...
Natural hazard in Japan
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...Japan Introduction Japan is located in the circum pacific mobile zones where volcanic and seismic activities constantly occur. The number of earthquake (natural hazard) and active distribution of volcanoes is quite extremely high and frequently prominent in the country. Japan only covers 0.25% of the total land area in the planet earth. Also, because of the topographical, meteorological and geographic conditions of the country depending on its location of existence it is highly subjected to many natural disasters. The natural disasters are always extremely catastrophic and hazardous. Natural hazards or disasters that Japan is frequently subjected to experience include volcanic... Natural Hazard in...
Japan country risk analysis
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...Japan Country Risk Analysis Introduction In assessing the viability of locating or starting a business in a foreign country, a country risk analysis is vital in allowing investors to identify associated risks or opportunities that might affect the business in future. This is because a country risk analysis undertakes an in depth investigation on the economic, political and social factors that affects the financial and strategic derailment to the firms in realizing their business objectives (Wagner, 2012). This helps the investors in realizing the profitability and sustainability of a business they intend to start in a given country. Consequently, this paper undertakes a country risk analysis...
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