Essays Tagged: "Culture of Japan"

How does Japan do it

ed the Japanese miracle without success. The answer to the mystery can befound by examining Japan's culture, education, and employment system. Japan's success isnot just a case of good technique and t ... ays of the Japanese provide a foundation for their economic adaptability in modern times.Japan is a culture where human relations and preservation of harmony are the mostimportant elements in society. ...

(7 pages) 253 0 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Biography of classmate - Jim Brooks

e, I learned about the favorites of this Science Award winner. Jim is highly interested in Japanese culture and believes "It's authentic and really cool". He loves to eat Japanese food, especially sus ... guess I am funny, helpful and a good student." Jim has many favorites and is interested in Japanese culture.Other than his studious life he likes to spend time with his friends and near acquaintances, ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The corruption of Culture in Yukio Mishimas "Swaddling Clothes".

Corruption of CultureIn Yukio Mishima's "Swaddling Clothes" we see a great deal of symbolism portraying the corrup ... ma's "Swaddling Clothes" we see a great deal of symbolism portraying the corruption of the Japanese culture. The times are changing and with that change, culture is adapting to it. Some of the Japanes ... er. She shows how this corruption is leading to decay. The story depicts the corruption of Japanese culture by western modernization.Japanese culture is becoming more westernized, "unhomely with its W ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

It is said that Japanese culture is both delicate and fierce; defend this viewpoint with examples.

The Japanese culture has a rich tradition of fierceness to its enemies, yet it is also a culture steeped in beaut ... of its time, to its current role as an economic superpower. They have done this by embracing their culture, both the beauty and the aggressiveness.The Samurai warrior is an interesting example of the ... dbox. There is no beauty to be seen it. It seems to typify the cold and hard nature of the Japanese culture, however, it has a deeper meaning. The Zen garden usually represents a larger image or conce ...

(3 pages) 136 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japanese Management

asons Japanese firm became sosuccessful is how h well managed their firms are. They blend their own culture with others in operatingtheir firms, as a result, they come out with their own unique way of ... op their human resources.The Japanese business and management system is strongly rooted in Japanese culture andtradition. Japanese have a very unique relationship between institutions and state , betw ...

(16 pages) 257 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Compare and contrast two things

ntries and these differences are related by several reasons such as the history of the country, the culture and the people's beliefs and religions.Iranian families are similar to Japanese families in ... vacy, the lack of individual, inviolable space'' ,therefore I can relate to this aspect of Japanese culture because Iranian culture is very similar.In an Iranian culture a wife has responsibility towa ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Japanese Business Practices

Business traditions and practices are greatly influenced by the culture in which they function. The values of a culture help to define the underlying structure and ... define the underlying structure and philosophy of business. Many traditions and practices within a culture are often integrated into the country's businesses. To better understand the relationship be ... er understand the relationship between culture and business, a case study involving two contrasting cultures will be analyzed. Throughout this paper, the cultural impact on business practices will be ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

How do story telling techniques in Japanese animation differ to the western tradition?

techniques between the Eastern and Western comic industries, one must first look at the history and culture surrounding these two diverse formats.Comic strips in Japan originate from the post World Wa ...

(8 pages) 96 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

The Bushido Code

The Samurai's Tale, a book written by Erik Haugaard, portrays a perspicuous image of Japanese society in Medieval Japan. The Bushido Code, a code of conduct which stresses 6 values a ... s 6 values and is followed by all samurai, plays an important role in this book. The most prominent of these values are loyalty, courage, and honor.To begin with, loyalty, or being faithful to one's l ... his orders so the Takeda generals will not fight amongst themselves trying to become the next ruler of the Takeda. In addition, the ronin bandit was very loyal to Lord Obu in spite of his lord's revol ...

(3 pages) 39 0 4.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A family life.

aving studied piano since she was in junior high school. my wife gave piano lessons to the children of the neighborhood after we were married. At the time, I was in my third year as an elementary scho ... year as an elementary school teacher; I had 40 students in my class. My salary was low (40 percent of it went to pay our rent), so I, like many other teachers at the time, supplemented my income by t ...

(3 pages) 22 0 1.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Persuasive Speech: Japanese fiction works are better than Western ones

s, nature and the world in their fiction worksA.Human nature is portrayed as it isB.Japan's popular culture has a tight closeness to the ordinary, everyday lives of its audienceC.Manga on any theme im ... ir imaginations and individuality are crushed, or until they are driven to suicide. Japanese social culture is often seen as blanketed under stifling layers of politeness and formality, characterized ...

(7 pages) 49 0 2.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

How is Japanese culture distinguished from American culture?

What is culture? Dennis Coon, the author of "Introduction to Psychology: Gateways to Mind and Behavior," def ... rs of a society, which make them distinct and unique from others. In this short essay, the Japanese culture will be compared and contrasted to the US culture in order to manifest its uniqueness and di ... and contrasted to the US culture in order to manifest its uniqueness and distinction. Learning such culture may provide information and less culture shock as one intends to travel or migrate abroad.Ge ...

(4 pages) 92 2 4.4 Feb/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Memoirs Of A Geisha Review

ourse of the characters' interpersonal interaction, the author relates some of the nuances of their culture. Further thought provoking questions of the society's sense of order are revealed in this no ... n (or lack of affection) and interest in each other reflects the basis of the roots of the Japanese culture. Although some of the more traditional models of position have fallen by the wayside, modern ...

(3 pages) 7 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Case Report

ternational business is quite different from domestic business because the countries, societies and cultures are different. They are so complex, which determined by many factors and will affect the op ... the operation of the business.In this case, we can see it clearly.The case is about the conflict of culture clash between Prescott and Higgins, who were the manager and the executive assistant of Weav ...

(3 pages) 9 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Shadows Of A Family

Shadows of a Family Japanese culture is one that is steeped in tradition. The Japanese only need to go back to their cultural roo ...

(3 pages) 10 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Japanese Culture: In A League Of Its Own

eople which consists of their language, dress, education, and religion which give Japan a very rich culture. Japan, like most other civilizations, developed a language which is known today as Japanese ... oday. Japanese is the language of Japan, and Japan alone making it a strong force which unifies the culture of Japan. Their language brings unity because it identifies them as a certain group of peopl ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Change in Japan since its integration with the rest of the world after the 1868 Meiji Restoration. Define which aspects have been retained, invented, or abandoned, in the process.

sly during Imperial Japan, Fujitani (1992) argues that the emperor is symbolic of Japanese history, culture and traditions, while also encouraging 'active forgetting' of Japan's aggressive activities ... s televised screening of the Emperor Hirohito's funeral was used to reinvent notions of history and culture and hence, Japaneseness. The NHK program did not show evidence of anger as a result of the ' ...

(8 pages) 42 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Why I Want to Study Abroad in Japan

an get over being a foreigner is by trying to fit in with the locals and try to get accustom to the culture. I'll try not to worry about it and try focusing on my work not get distracted. There is oth ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Medieval Japanese Culture

tus of warriors who resided in the provinces.The fundamental underlying belief of medieval Japanese culture is to fit in with everyone else. Stay in one's place and don't go against power. To know you ... plains the extraordinary degree of loyalty to the family and others. Japan is a constant discipline culture. You should never think big of yourself. You should always consider, "What will others think ...

(3 pages) 14 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Art of a Geisha

Did you know that the first Geisha was a male. Today they are exclusively female. The Geisha culture is very optimistic and there are many different points of view. There are many things to lea ...

(2 pages) 11 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts