is an example of a country in which the code of social conduct became so
formal...and important, that proper behavior became the paramount law of
the land.” Etiquette Guide to Japan, Boye Lafayette De Mente
If you are doing
business with Japan and do not understand proper etiquette and protocol,
you may be jeopardizing your chances of success. Cross-cultural
training is essential - do not leave the office without preparing!
Japanese Body Language - Most
communication is non-verbal. Be sensitive to the messages you are sending out through your body language.