Japan - the land of the rising sun and smiling politeness. However, it is also a country of tough work culture. Overtime, little holiday – pictures of exhausted employees dozing off in meetings, in the underground or even on open road went around the world. The Japanese even have their own word for it: "inemuri". How has the working world in Japan changed as a result of the pandemic and the recent Japanese improvements? What should German companies observe when working with Japanese business partners? The "do's and don'ts" are explained by expert Nikolaus Mach-Hour, Vice President Global Strategy at the Japan Consulting Office, in our coffee break conversation, hosted by Dr Michael Pils, Taylor Wessing.
Vice President Global Strategy beim Japan Consulting Office