Japan

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Japan lies in the northeast corner of Asia and is about four percent the size of the United States. Four main islands make up the geography of Japan, the islands are Hokkiado, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Japan has a population of about 125 million, comprised of about half males and half females. Over 99% of the population consists of native born Japanese and the minority is predominantly Korean. The land represents only 0.3 percent of the world land mass, yet its people represent about 3 percent of the worlds population. This statistic accounts for the extreme crowdedness seen in Japan. The area of Japan is about 146,000 square miles made up of an abundance of mountainous terrain. 72% of Japan’s area is covered by mountains, and 70% is made up of forest region, leaving only about 15% for agricultural purposes and stock rearing. Because of the terrain in Japan, a majority of the population lives in the major cities, such as Tokyo. (CLICK) Japan’s GNP is about $38,160 per capita and the real growth rate is 1.8 percent. Life expectancy in Japan is the highest in the World, it is currently 80 years old. (CLICK) Japan has been occupied for thousands of years. The current emperor’s dynasty is said to have been foun Continue...


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If your high heels make it appear like you are towering over your Japanese counterpart, don't bother wearing the shoes. When greeting the Japanese be sure to greet with the handshake. Historically, Japan has resisted outside influences, however their view of foreigners has changed over time and they are accepting of others. The following is the part of the job requirements that make it hard to imagine working in Japan. The length of the bow indicates your relationship with the person bowing. This is critical in your exchange with the Japanese. Be enthusiastic during the meal, and if the food is bad, deal with it, it's not your last meal. Adam and I are fortunate because Adam's older brother has been a translater in Japan for many years. If they say no, insist, show that you are serious by offering. Unlike the United States, a question like " Does Microsoft want our business will be answered yes if the Japanese think that Microsoft does not want you. The literacy rate in Japan is close to 100 percent and 95 percent of the population has a high school education. (CLICK) Japan's government is a parliamentary democracy under a constitutional monarch. Shugging of the shoulders and winking hold no meaning to the Japanese, so don't be cute and try winking.

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