Globalization In Japan

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1. Drivers of globalization

Looking at Japan and see how efficiently they use globalization in their favor to take a great position in this world, you have to see what were the drivers of globalization who made this happen.

This chapter consists of what are the drivers of globalization. And what were the influences the declining of barriers had for Japan and it also consist of technology changes a big factor was in this process.

Like many other countries decided Japan also to decline its barriers for the free flow of goods, service and capital. In the mid-20th century decided the Japanese government to promote exporting and they introduce import quotas and tariff to reduce import. Because at that time Japanese government believed that
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Because of the increase of globalization, Japan is forced to protect their country from losing their cultures, unemployment and protecting their environment.
A lot of Japanese enterprises are outsourced to other low-cost countries. This affects the amount of employments. By protecting their own economy with trade barriers they try to minimize the amount of employers.
Japan is a country with a lot of different cultures and religions. To reach customers all over the world the company has to change the marketing strategies. That can cost more money and it is difficult to adjust to every country. This is not only with the marketing but to hire other people in Japanese companies can be a culture shock too. The work pressure in Japan is very high, a normal working day in Japan consists 11/12 hours. For a Europe laborer this is way too high. It is also difficult for a foreign laborer who lives and works in Japan to communicate with the local people in Japan.
Japanese people are very religious. To succeed the adjustment in Japan there is need to understand their
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Life expectancy at birth:
The overall life expectancy in Japan is quite high, even in comparison with the average of other high income countries (Data. World Bank 2014).

Educational attainment:
According to the statistics shown by the world data bank (data. World Bank), the primary school enrollment numbers are above 100%, this is due to late enrollment of some students, and the ages of the students that are enrolling (too-old or too young). These numbers are included by the World Bank data collections. In comparison with other high income countries Japan is more or less on the same level.

Whether average incomes are sufficient for people to survive:
Part of being a high income country is that income that is generated by a population should be above average however, this measurement does not take into consideration if the amount is divided equally among the people of that country.
The HDI index takes this into considerations, this is called the purchasing power parity (PPP).


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