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Not Just Handshakes and Hugs: Lessons on Japan

“Not only did I learn about the growth process of the tuna, but I also learned a little bit about Japanese customs and how business is done. I now realize that when dealing with other countries in the business world, it is most important to first learn of their business customs.” Michael White, Moorestown, N.J. High School senior, assessing a project, Doing Business in Japan, undertaken in Global Issues, a Social Studies elective course, in March 1998. The Japanese have a saying that h...

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