- Business and culture. Versi, Anver // African Business;Sep97, Issue 224, p8
Editorial. Reflects on the negative aspects of African business ethics. Comparison with East Asian and Western business cultures; Importance for foreign businessmen of understanding a country's business culture in which they want to invest; Anecdote illustrating a typical African official's...
- Glitches in Global Gift Giving. Barnum, C.; Wolniansky, N. // Management Review;Apr89, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p61
Examines the problems and issues relevant to the manner and custom of gift giving between executives of different countries. Factors influencing gift giving customs and traditions; Suggestions for gift giving; Implications for business ethics and practices of executives.
- When in Rome... Scott, Blackie // Secretary;May95, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p16
Presents information on social and business customs in several countries and regions. Includes in doing business in Europe; Customs in the Middle East; Business customs in the Pacific region.
- TOUCHY-FEELY. Allen, Moira // Entrepreneur;Sep2000, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p58
Reveals that body language and business customs is an important part of doing business overseas. Key differences between Americans and others; Significance of bow in Asian countries; Other general rules of conduct that can help in international business dealings.
- CUSTOMS TO EXERCISE. Brennan, Lynne // Training Magazine;Jun2003, p30
Presents a guide to the business etiquette and customs of business territories. Arab countries; Australia; People's Republic of China; France.
- Bedtime snacking in Japan. // Futurist;Jan/Feb95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the Japanese people's custom of having a yashoku or a light, before-bedtime meal. Adolescents attending late-night cram schools as pre-sleep eaters; Increase in intake of junk food by Japanese children.
- Quality hour. Poe, Randall; Courter, Carol Lee // Across the Board;Jun95, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p6
Reports that Japanese men between the ages of 40 and 50 average only one hour a day with their families while married Japanese men between 20 and 30 spend about two hours a day with their families.
- We step inside Japan, at last. Pearlman, Edith // Christian Science Monitor;8/21/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 189, p18
Discusses the author's reflections on her assimilation into the culture of Japan and her son's marriage to a Japanese woman.
- Etiquette. // Director;Jun2003, Vol. 56 Issue 11, p57
This article presents information on Japanese customs and etiquettes. Japanese are not known for their ability in spoken English, yet their ability to read and write it is surprisingly strong. Japanese people are always delightful and kind hosts. Japanese are very formal. A suit and tie remains...