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The ACCIDENTAL OFFICE LADY : an AMERICAN WOMAN in CORPORATE JAPAN /
The accidental office lady : an American woman in corporate Japan

Author: ローラ・クリスカ著. ; Laura Kriska
Publisher: North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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A young woman with a new degree in Japanese studies and plenty of youthful idealism and cando spirit accepts a job as the first American trainee at Honda's headquarters in Tokyo. Her image of Japanese corporate life is dramatically challenged on her first day at work when she is issued a blue polyester uniform-a uniform worn only by women!. From menial beginnings serving tea to executives and cleaning the boss's  Read more...
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kriska, Laura.
Accidental office lady.
North Clarendon, VT : Tuttle Pub., 2011
(DLC) 2011001175
(OCoLC)698029437
Named Person: Laura Kriska; Laura Kriska
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: ローラ・クリスカ著. ; Laura Kriska
ISBN: 9781462900145 1462900143
OCLC Number: 773693489
Description: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Contents: Uniform --
Office ladies --
Ms. Mori --
Sisters and uncles --
Conformity and the helicopter ride --
Alone --
Finding myself on the map --
The maverick --
The art of negotiation --
Lessons on Mt. Fuji --
Transition --
Salaryman --
The factory --
Life in Sayama --
Culture lessons --
Permanent effects.
Responsibility: with a new foreword by the author, Laura Kriska.

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