Culture Evaluation of Japan Essay

693 Words Mar 24th, 2013 3 Pages
Assignment Week 5
Cultural Difference Team paper

Aaron Garcia, Amy Grabotin
Catheine Bertotto, Bryan Ohare
University of Phoenix Dr. Maryann Lamer

Date March 11 2013 Salary men vs. Businessmen, There are many different types of cultural issues one needs to take into consideration when dealing with a Japanese business men referred to as (salary men). For example there are no types of arguments in the Japanese business culture. There is much respect given to
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("Cultural differences between U.S. and Japan", n.d.). People in Japan are also very eco-friendly. They care about the environment a lot. So when creating your presentation in Japan, do not make handouts that are not necessary. E-mail the presentation to everyone to save on paper being wasted. Technology is advancing rapidly, and a lot of it starts in Japan, so take advantage of it, and do not waste trees. This will show them a great deal of respect, and they will appreciate it. ("Cultural differences between U.S. and Japan", n.d.).
America and Japan Intertwined, It can hard to generalize the differences between countries when we now have such a global economy that is truly intertwined. However, there are differences in philosophies and views in the business world. Culture can also be a huge factor on both business and business philosophies. One such cultural view that can have a profound affect is the way both cultures perform personally and when in the business world are such topics as individuality. The United States of America is more of an individualistic culture while Japan is considered more of a collectivist culture. One interpretation of this can be that a person from USA may be more incline about their personal growth over the growth of the company that they work for while a business man from Japan will try to work as hard as he can for the good of his company.

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