Groupism and Nommunication: Minae-san on Building Strong Business Relationships in Japan
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In this interview, Minae-san explains the concept of Groupism in Japanese culture, as well as the importance of Nommunication in a Japanese business setting. We explore how Japanese professionals work to develop and maintain relationships, as well as how it ties into Japanese cultural values as a whole.

Interested in helping an organization dedicated to improving Japan-US relations? Check out Minae-san's links below to get in contact.


Today's phrase: 

とんでもありません

to-n-de-mo a-ri-ma-se-n

Meaning: "it's no big deal" or "you're welcome"


Minae-san's links:

-email: GENJ.msawai@gmail.com

-website: https://www.cgp.org/exchange_network_japan_program

-Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GENJofMichigan/

-Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/genj.michigan/

-Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/japan-foundation/


Relevant Episodes:

-Volunteer with Minae and Gen-J

-Kasia on Hourensou

-Making the Most of a Nomikai


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