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Made in Kameyama
With heretofore only artisanal candles as its local product, this town has undergone a rapid transformation. About 50 kilometers southwest of Nagoya, Mie Prefecture's Kameyama is now famous for being the site of Sharp's biggest LCD TV manufacturing facility.
Working with Japan
Motivating Japanese Subordinates
By Rochelle Kopp
An American expatriate is transferred to Japan, and attempts to use the same motivational techniques that worked for him in the U.S. One member of his staff has done particularly good work, so in the next staff meeting he decides to single him out for praise. “Tanakasan has really made an excellent contribution to this project. Everyone, let’s give Tanaka-san a hand.”
Products Of The Month
In Japanese, hirameki means a “flash of wit” or “inspiration.” The “Hirame” Kit from Kokuyo, a major stationery manufacturer, enables free-style creative play.
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