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An account of a young American woman's two-year journey into corporate Japan during the late 1980s, when she was the first and only American woman in a company of 80,000 workers.

Synopsis:

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\"The nail that sticks up gets hammered down\"—or does it?
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Table of Contents

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Foreword

Prologue

Uniform

Office Ladies

Ms. Mori

Sisters and Uncles

Conformity and the Helicopter Ride

Alone

Finding Myself on the Map

The Maverick

The Art of Negotiation

Lessons on Mt. Fuji

Transition

Salaryman

The Factory

Life in Sayama

Culture Lessons

Permanent Effects

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780804821056
Subtitle:
An American Woman in Corporate Japan
Author:
Kriska, Laura J.
Author:
Kriska, Laura
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
Women & Business
Subject:
Management
Subject:
International
Subject:
Economic Development
Subject:
Automobile industry and trade
Subject:
Honda Giken Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
Subject:
Automobile industry and trade -- Japan -- Management.
Subject:
International - General
Subject:
General Biography
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110910
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.00 x 5.13 in

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » Japan » Contemporary 1945 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » Japan

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