Curso Avanzado de Inglés de Negocios

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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STEP 6

Audio Practice with Drills

First of all, read and study the following drills mentioned during the conversation. Then, click on PLAY to listen and repeat them aloud.

If you ask any Japanese businessman what he does, he will almost invariably answer by saying, "I am a Sony man" instead of telling you whether he's an engineer or an accountant.

The people are the only resource Japan possesses.

Once you are employed or hired by the company, you remain with this company until your retirement.

In general, in a Japanese corporation, everybody is more or less trained to be a generalist rather than a specialist.

They arrive at an agreement, the consensus, and then everybody is involved in the process. It's not like an American way of decision making by one big executive or the president.

 

 

STEP 7

Activities with Answers

A.

Listen to Ms. Tomomi Moriwake giving a number of tips for doing business with the Japanese. Click on each speaker and complete the chart with the recommendations she makes and the reasons she gives by choosing the best alternative. Finally, check your answers with the audio transcriptions.

ANSWERS

 

DOING BUSINESS WITH THE JAPANESE

  TOPIC   RECOMMENDATION  

REASONS

 

AGE OF EXECUTIVES

 

1.  should

2. Seniority is important in lifetime

not be sent to conduct

  system.

business negotiations.

 

 

3. Japanese top executives are

 

  than American

 

ones.

 

4. It is an    to

 

the Japanese to do business with

 

young people.

THE BUSINESS CARD

5. Have about 200

6. Every business encounter

cards printed.

starts with the

 

of a business card.

 

7. For the Japanese the business

 

card is the person himself, so

 

you must receive it with

 

, study it carefully

 

and put it away in your

 

with utmost care.

SOCIALISING

8. Make sure it is all right

9. The Japanese business world

to bring 

is almost exclusively

when socialising.

.

 

10. Men don't bring their wives

 

when .

BUSINESS MEETINGS & NEGOTIATIONS

11. Don't talk too much and

12. Japanese culture is esentially

don't expect 

.

answers.

 

 

13. It takes time to arrive at a

 

decision in this

 

oriented system.

 

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