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Career Success
APR 4, 2017

Eight Scales for Understanding Cultures

GLOBIS course entitled Cross Cultural Management. Most cross-cultural seminars and training programs focus on communication tips—how deeply one should bow when meeting people, or how direct one could be in…

Global Japan
NOV 15, 2016

Cracking the Coconut: Stretch Your Behavior to Work Globally

Or how do you get to the peach pit if you’re living in a peach culture? More broadly, what can any of us do to communicate more effectively across cultures? There…

Global Japan
AUG 10, 2016

Action 44. Make Agriculture a Growth Industry – Encourage New Entries and Promote Scaling Up and Streamlining!

Agriculture is protected by the hardest of the so-called “bedrock” regulations. In discussing issues regarding trade liberalization, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the structure of “manufacturing versus agriculture” is…

Global Japan
AUG 23, 2016

Action 55. Take Japan’s Traditional Culture to a New Level and Broaden its Reach by Adapting it to the Modern Age

to the Modern Age Bunraku, traditional Japanese puppet theater, which is now considered part of Japan’s traditional culture, actually started life as a pop culture among the common people of…

Global Japan
JUL 11, 2016

Action 18. Actively Practice Soft Power Diplomacy in Culture, Education and Tourism!

…other than governments. 1. [The Power of Culture] Showcase and Promote Japan’s Traditional Culture! Japanese cultural resources include many tangible and intangible ancient and traditional cultures, such as traditional arts…

Global Japan
JUN 1, 2017

3 Steps to Better Cross-Cultural Communication

cultures. An effective global businessperson has to be able to relate across cultures. That’s why one of the most important steps I took when forming the curriculum at GLOBIS University…

Global Japan
MAY 12, 2017

How to Effectively Give Feedback in Cross-Cultural Situations in Japan

Working in a team of mixed cultures can be stressful. We often want to make suggestions to our colleagues, but how do we do that without upsetting the other person,…

by GLOBIS Insights Staff
Career Success
JUN 5, 2018

3 Ways to Handle the Cultural Stress of New Situations

forget this simple fact. We start ranking cultures, and often say, “This never happens in my country. This is really bad. My culture is better!” In fact, this statement may…

Global Japan
APR 10, 2020

How to Live Happily Ever After (Socially Speaking) in Japan’s High-Context Culture

culture, meaning people communicate based on inherent understanding. The US, on the other hand, is considered a low-context culture, relying largely on explicit verbal explanations to keep everyone on the…

Global Japan
NOV 28, 2016

Technology, Community, and Culture: The Fight for a Better Future

…disseminating culture, and how to share Japanese traditional culture overseas. I was asked to provide the gaikoku view. Gaikoku literally translates as “outside country.” The word betrays a view of…