The Japanese government is about to ease visa restrictions, but is the country ready to make necessary changes to the workplace?
“We are all human beings”: the magic phrase meant to light the way to an imaginary world of no distinction among peoples. But this advice is more dangerous than it seems.
Stressed out by a new work situation? Are you struggling to find the right “cultural fit”? GLOBIS Faculty Megumi Taoka,…
How professionals can successfully overcome cultural differences and communicate effectively in cross-cultural business settings.
In Japan, the Obon summer vacation is starting, beginning with Mountain Day on August 11. Here are three books to…
Working in a cross-cultural environment can be challenging. GLOBIS Insights interviewed Suzanne Price, Cristian Vlad, and Megumi Taoka about how to make a safe space for feedback in the Japanese workplace.
Megumi Taoka breaks down how The Culture Map, by Erin Meyer, influenced the development of the Cross Cultural Management course at GLOBIS.
Mr. Alain Bernard, then president & CEO for a legendary Parisian jeweler Van Cleef & Arpels Japan (currently president & CEO for Van Cleef & Arpels Americas), shares his career and family experiences in Paris, Singapore and Japan, as well as how he manages his company to find and retain global talent. Mr. Bernard shares his strategies—as well as the limits—about creating a global career while leading a fulfilling family life. He also shares how the corporate philosophy of Van Cleef & Arpels supports developing promising employees who seek a global career while balancing their professional and personal lives.
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