DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k3tkqw/2013_japan) has announced the addition of the "2013 Japan Medical Device Business Culture" audio conference to their offering.
With one of the world's largest economies, Japan is an attractive market for Western medical device, pharmaceutical and biotech companies. However, many Westerners struggle with understanding Japanese culture and business etiquette when they are registering their products, licensing their technology, or dealing with Japanese partners. Japan has distinct social norms and a group mentality that is hierarchical in nature. What are the cultural characteristics of Japanese companies? What are the most common errors that Western companies make when doing business in Japan? How can you successfully do business with Japanese people? Please join our Japanese Business Culture Update webcast on February 13, 2013 to gain the cultural understanding needed when doing business in Japan. The presenter is Ames Gross, president of Pacific Bridge Medical. Mr. Gross has been doing business in Japan for 30 years. The 90-minute session will consist of a 60-minute presentation, followed by 30 minutes for Q&A.
The following topics will be covered in this webcast:
- Asia Overview
- Japan Overview
- Japanese Culture
- Japanese Business
- - Characteristics of Japanese companies
- - Getting to a meeting
- - Greetings and introductions
- - Conducting negotiations
- - Body language and communication
- - Meeting with government officials
- - Socializing
- - Japanese decision-making process
- - Keeping up the relationship
- - Women in Japan
- - Japanese as co-workers
Who should purchase this webcast?
This webcast is designed for medical device professionals in regulatory affairs, business development, international sales and marketing, and anyone who wants to be current on the Japanese business culture.
For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/k3tkqw/2013_japan