Presentation on theme: "Business Etiquette of Japan By: G. VanNada. Appearance Men wear typically wear dark suits with a white shirt and subdued tie. Men are not allowed to have."— Presentation transcript:
Appearance Men wear typically wear dark suits with a white shirt and subdued tie. Men are not allowed to have beards or shave their heads. Women will have short or tied back hair. Women must wear trousers, or a long type of skirt.
Behavior You must not blow your nose in a public place. Do not grab your hosts hand and strongly shake when first meeting. Never pat a Japanese man on the back or shoulder. Always be pleasant and smile. :)
Business Cards Cards are a must. Never throw, flick or slide your business cards. Do not write notes on business cards. Do not fidget or play with them. Business cards are very important in Japanese business meetings.
Meetings Always telephone at least 1-2 hours before a meeting. If you are going to be late you must call before hand. It is good etiquette if you take notes. Plan an agenda for all of your meetings. Don’t forget business cards!!