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- Education is very important to the success of any country. Japan is a country that has an effective educational system. Through selective borrowing and reforms from the American occupation after World War II, Japan’s educational system has created one of the most highly educated society in the world.
- Japan is made up of a four main island chain with other small islands in the western Pacific Ocean volcanic mountain range. The main islands are Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu and Shikoku. Many of the major cities including Tokyo, the capital, are found on the island of Honshu.
- Hokkaido, the northernmost and second largest island is full of forested mountains and hills. Although large in size, Hokkaido only has about 5% of the nation living there. The steep, walled heavily forested mountains that run down the center of the island characterize Kyushu.
- Japan is a country located in the southeast region of Asia. It lies between the Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan. The current population is estimated at 126.6 million people. The capital city, Tokyo, houses 7.9 million people. Other major cities include Kobe, Nogoya, and Yokohama.
- Japan has a particularly homogeneous culture. In fact, both racially and culturally, Japan is the most homogeneous of the world?s major nations. This situation has allowed Japan to Westernize its economy and yet maintain a unique sense of identity. It began in 1639, when Japan?s rulers begin to notice the conversion of thousands of Japanese to Catholicism by Portuguese missionaries and by the potential for dissidents to form military alliances with foreign nations that suppressed Christianity and Japan sealed the island form the rest of the world.
- Japan lies in the northeast corner of Asia and is about four percent the size of the United States. Four main islands make up the geography of Japan, the islands are Hokkiado, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Japan has a population of about 125 million, comprised of about half males and half females.
- Some Japanese practice martial arts. A few practice Aikido. Aikido is a practice of smooth movements. Aikido is practiced to clear your mind. Judo and Karate are practiced mainly for self defense. They require fast sharp movements. Other sports include baseball, basketball, golf and skiing.
- Japan (or Nippon as the locals call it) is an Island situated just east of North and South Korea in Asia. It is a huge economical influence due to it’s market in electronics and fish products. Despite the fact that natural resources are quite low, Japan is still one of the leading economic powers of the world next to the United States.
- The prewar economy of Japan was a Socialist economy and the country was ruled by an emperor up to WW2 and after WW2 it started to lean towards a mixed market economy until what it is today although its government is Socialist it is leaning towards a mixed market economy.
- The PRC is one of only a few countries in the world that is still a Communist party-state. This is a political system which the ruling Communist Party holds a monopoly on political power, claims the right to lead or control all government and social institutions, and proclaims allegiance (at least officially) to the ideology of Marxism-Leninism.
- It has been more than 1300 years since they started to call their country Nihon or Nippon, contemporary Japanese way to say Japan (Kodansha 1996: 54-55). After the long history that consists of the periods of seclusion and assimilation, Japan has grown into one of the most developed countries in the world.
- The two ends of the pricing spectrum are non-stop, direct flights from Newark International (EWR) to Tokyo, Japan Narita (NRT). The total cost of my round trip ticket is $13 .50 and my flight schedule is as follows: (www.
- International human resources management (IHRM) is the process of selecting, training, developing, and compensating personnel in overseas positions. This paper will examine each of these activities in Japan. Before doing so, however, it is important to understand the general nature of this overall process, which begins with selecting and hiring.
- Le Japon est aujourd’hui la deuxi?me puissance ?conomique du monde. Le revenu moyen par habitant y a progress? de 56% entre 1989 et 1996. L’archipel d?tient plus de 30% de l’?pargne mondiale et poss?de les plus importantes r?serves de devises du monde (environ 200 milliards de dollars).
- There are many distinguishable qualities that come together to form Japan. These qualities are examined by forming a case study of Japan. A case study, developed by Franz Boas is a type of fieldwork done on another culture. Case studies can be broken down into five perspectives including territory, composition, membership requirements, modes of conduct and function.
- During the period of Japanese history known as Feudal Japan, there were many warring fiefs, orstates, with different lords. Their objective was unifying Japan. and, it couldn’t have been donewithout the help of samurais and ninjas. Samurais had masters and went by a code of conductknown as Bushido.
- From 1500 to 1800, China and Japan tried to politically and economically established their countries in very different ways. Japan fought war after war for a century before they changed their ways. China on the other hand slowly established a government and used education as a tool to be politically and economically strong.
- Amid the world today, Japan is a weak link in the chain of the world economies. It is not the miracle it used to be. Japan, after the war, has made some decisions that caused some problems for the future. Those decisions ultimately caused the economic distress it is now striving to get out of.
- The Japanese government has since had an active participation in the economy, yet not controlling it directly but rather through market mechanisms. It took responsibility for promoting economic growth by using incentives and taxes collected in an effective way.
- When the Yumato dynasty came to power around 500 AD, they were the whole political situation in Japan. The society was a theocracy because the Emperor was the political leader and the religious leader. Because the society was a theocracy, the people did not have a right to revolt and taht is why the Yumato dynasty has been the only dynasty ever existent in Japan.