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JAPAN 151/251 – Japanese Business Culture & Systems

JAPANESE BUSINESS CULTURE & SYSTEMS

Winter Quarter 2017 – JAPAN 151/251

Location:
Building 160 (Wallenberg Hall), 450 Serra Mall, Room 317, Stanford University

Time:
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:30-5:50 PM
Classes start on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Course Code:
JAPAN 151 or JAPAN 251 (Register)

Syllabus 

Purpose

This is an English-language course about modern Japan, which is open to registered Stanford students in all schools and departments. Previous Japan study/experience is not necessary, but “veterans” of Japan are welcome. Especially recommended for students planning to intern in Japan.

Discussions will include Japanese group dynamics in industrial and corporate structures, negotiating styles, decision making, and crisis management as well as strategies for managing intercultural differences.

Alumni of the course have gone on to become successful entrepreneurs, served in the U.S. Foreign Service and are Executives for American Firms in Asia.

Instructor:
Richard Dasher
Director, US-Asia Technology Management Center
Consulting Professor, Department of Asian Languages
Consulting Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

Office: Paul B. Allen Building, Room 318X
Tel: (650) 725-3621, Fax: (650) 725-9974
E-mail: rdasher [at] stanford [dot] edu

Course Assistant: Megumi Yoshinaga
E-mail: megumiy [at] stanford [dot] edu

For additional or related information, please contact:

US-Asia Technology Management Center
Tel: (650) 724-0096


Blog, slides and photos of our “Women in Japanese Business” Panel Discussion on 1/31/2017 available at <http://asia.stanford.edu/?page_id=7575>.