Japanese Vs. American Corporate Image
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The paper relates that the Japanese and American corporate cultures utilize different image protecting values. The paper looks at the Japanese Boshido Codes of Honor, which instills a more individualistic type of corporate image and is extremely important to the success or failure of the leader or employee. The paper then compares this to America's more secular or more "practical" ethical approach to protecting corporate image. The paper shows how these differing views highlight the contrasting elements of ethical values instilled within the modern Japanese and American corporate identity.
From the Paper:"The Japanese culture is often been for centuries a country that has been isolated from the rest of the world due to extreme nationalism and resentment toward western imperialism. In the past, a distrust of "outsiders" such as Americans and Europeans has led to an individualistic process within Japanese business culture that rejects outside secular belief systems. Although modern Japanese society has recognized business ethical models through European identity (Kantian Philosophy) in modern times, there is a general tendency for Japanese business leaders and employees to follow their duties, yet not dishonor their own individual role within a particular organization."
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