Essays Tagged: "Japanese people"

Law of Inverse Returns. The law of inverse returns states that the better the foreign learner's Japanese is, the worse the reaction of the Japanese native population will be to the learner's use of J

1996Shoji AzumaJapan 355 - 1The law of inverse returns states that the better the foreign learner's Japanese is, the worse the reaction of the Japanese native population will be to the learner's use o ... tion will be to the learner's use of Japanese. In this paper, I argue that the better the learner's Japanese is, the better the treatment to the learner of Japanese from native Japanese. I will argue ...

(8 pages) 89 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Bubble economy

n this essay it will prove that land speculative activities had create many negative impacts to the Japanese society and economy. Firstly, it will describe the cause of land speculation. Secondly it w ... the reason that leads to massive investmentin the risky activities is because of the success of the Japanese in the international market during 70*s - 80*s. Many Japanese enterprises and business man ...

(19 pages) 311 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

How does Japan do it

rld's largest economy. How did Japan do it? There are many theories and studiesthat have traced the Japanese miracle without success. The answer to the mystery can befound by examining Japan's culture ... , but a real recognition anddevelopment of the necessary human skills.A better understanding of the Japanese society provides the framework tounderstanding the workings of Japanese business (and possi ...

(7 pages) 253 0 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Compare and contrast two things

IRANIAN AND JAPANESE FAMILYFamilies have different customs in different countries and these differences are rela ... of the country, the culture and the people's beliefs and religions.Iranian families are similar to Japanese families in many aspects. Family members in Iran try to get together as much as possible an ... heir time with each other. In the past decade or so, privacy made no sense to Iranians at all. In a Japanese family as mentioned on page 189 "most striking feature of the Japanese house was lack of pr ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Japanese Patriotism and Ethnocentrism told through the book: Requiem for Battleship Yamato

patriotism and ethnocentrism.The intended mission of the battleship Yamato was itself the zenith of Japanese patriotism. Patriotism is simply a love of and dedication to one's country. No one can doub ... complete before attacking the fleeing ships was a noble thing to do and it is behavior that suits a Japanese warrior. The praise Yoshida offers for the enemy trying to kill him obviously shows that he ...

(5 pages) 41 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Japan and USA

mbined with the low birth rate, this produces a rapidly ageing population - an estimated 29% of the Japanese population will be over age 65 by 2025.InfrastructureJapan has a fully developed infrastruc ... n's warehouses are of the four-wheeled variety.System of GovernmentThe major law making body of the Japanese government is the National Diet, or national legislature. The Diet's responsibilities inclu ...

(6 pages) 183 1 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

This essay descibes issues to consider when doing international business with Japan.

poken in the U.S. can vary, but English is the dominant language. In Japan the dominant language is Japanese.Culture should also be considered when doing business, so that the other country does not g ... siness, so that the other country does not get offended. Religion varies between the two countries. Japanese people worship Shinto and Buddhist rites, and the U.S. worships Christianity. The worship o ...

(5 pages) 263 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Analysis of Japan for a company's international expansion

dimensions that need to be analysed and be addressed. They are:2.1 Economic environment2.2.1 MarketJapanese government encourages foreign investment by having low tariff rate. The economic markets it ... (Yen)Against the US$:2000 2001 2002107.8 123.0 122.0(Source: Anonymous, www.eiu.com, 19 April 2001)Japanese Yen which was very strong in 1990s keeps weakening in year 1998 onwards due to Asian crisis ...

(10 pages) 244 0 4.5 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"For Japan to overturn the unequal treaties, they had to Westernise and they Westernised their societal structures and processes"

iplomatic relations. Japan's Westernisation was brought about with many facets which revolutionised Japanese society and provided the cornerstone for change.Upon the return of Japan's contingent to th ... not to be left behind, Japan 'reverse engineered' armaments that were of immense fascination to the Japanese people.1. Modern infrastructure - transport, post, banks2. Close relations between governme ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Culture Shock in Japan.

one in the U.S, so here are some basic facts of Japan. And remember be patient.Home.When entering a Japanese home you are expected to remove your shoes before stepping up from the entry area into a Ja ... r, ready to be slipped into again when they leave. This custom is also required in many traditional Japanese restaurants, all department store dressing rooms, temples, and a few other businesses.On an ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.5 Oct/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

The graying of Japan

re several factors that have caused this situation. Between 1947 and1949 Japan had a baby boom. The Japanese baby boom was very short andafter that the birth rate declined dramatically. This a brief a ... 1966. Births dropped dramatically. Why? Because it was the year of the firehorse, and according to Japanese superstition, girls born in that year will havevery unhappy lives, and most likely will kil ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Japanese Management System

ng Japan into a prolonged period of very slow growth from which they began to recover only in 2003. Japanese society also changed greatly in that time, particularly the outlooks of people under 40. Ho ... y in that time, particularly the outlooks of people under 40. How are these events reflected in the Japanese enterprise management system?The culture and economy of Japan has long been the focus of cu ...

(8 pages) 101 1 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Ozu Films

eight of the director's frame may be meant to suggest the more relaxed, meditative perspective of a Japanese looking at the world from the floor of a tatami room" (Corrigan, 2001).Ozu film expre ... because those are his main theme to make his film. The titles of his film help audience to imagine Japanese daily life. An Autumn Afternoon is English title and it's translated indirectly. In origina ...

(6 pages) 977 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Japanese Culture: In A League Of Its Own

ry rich culture. Japan, like most other civilizations, developed a language which is known today as Japanese. There are about 2,000 characters, as well as tens of thousands western loan-words, mostly ... s, as well as tens of thousands western loan-words, mostly from English, in the basic vocabulary of Japanese today. Japanese is the language of Japan, and Japan alone making it a strong force which un ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Japan as a model industrialized Nation

With the Japanese economy being viewed as one of the most prominent, industrialized economies in the world, i ... nes with the corporations, which industries to target, enter, exit and take over is the reason that Japanese corporations will enter a particular market together." (Leclerc, 1997:17) The previous exce ... over and force many foreign companies into bankruptcy. Consequently, one is forced to believe that Japanese economy would not be as successful, if the government did not assist it. To further verify ...

(11 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Cultural Relativity And Ethnocentrism

friend was joking, but he was not. Another example of misunderstanding is the continued belief that Japanese people still commit ritual suicides upon making mistakes. Like my friends, there are many p ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cultural Relativity And Ethnocentrism

friend was joking, but he was not. Another example of misunderstanding is the continued belief that Japanese people still commit ritual suicides upon making mistakes. Like my friends, there are many p ...

(1 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Article 9. of Japan Constitution

The Article 9. says:"Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of for ... use of force as means of settling international disputes."The aim of this report is to analyze the Japanese nowadays situation and then to decide what should Japanese government, Japanese people do w ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

The Bubble Economy of Japan

In this essay itwill prove that land speculative activities had create many negative impacts tothe Japanese society and economy. Firstly, it will describe the cause of landspeculation. Secondly it wi ... the reason that leads to massiveinvestment in the risky activities is because of the success of the Japanese inthe international market during 70*s - 80*s. Many Japanese enterprises andbusiness man ha ...

(18 pages) 20 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Marketing

e United States is the largest supplier of imports to Japan. As a result, companies strive to teach Japanese business etiquette to their international negotiators.DiscussionInternational negotiators e ... d with many rules for etiquette in a business environment. Americans who wish to strike a deal with Japanese partners should understand and appreciate the hierarchical system that is in place. Though ...

(11 pages) 19 0 0.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges