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THE Leadership Japan Series by Dale Carnegie Training Tokyo Japan


Jul 10, 2024

Tough Love Or Fake Praise To Motivate Staff In Japan

This tough love or fake praise alternative is a dubious construct. Are these two alternatives really the only options?  For some leaders they may feel that the staff are getting paid to do a professional job and their corresponding need is to get on with it.  The boss...


Jul 3, 2024

APAC always ranks low in global engagement surveys. At the very bottom of the APAC calculation sits Japan. Part of the reasons are language and cultural. The translations from English can sometimes be off the mark and lead the Japanese to score lower.  I always recommend carefully checking the translations to try...


Jun 26, 2024

Alan Mulally has had a very successful career at Ford and Boeing.  Over his 45 years as a leader, he developed an approach called “Working Together: Principles, Practices and Management System”.  His number one principles is “People first….Love them up”. This type of declaration is simple to make, but not that...


Jun 19, 2024

I was having lunch with an expat client who has been here about a year and a half.  We were talking about people not performing.  In passing conversation, I happened to mention that incompetence is not an acceptable reason, as far as the Japanese courts are concerned, to fire someone.  Japanese judges believe that it is...