If you look, it may seem like there is a special practice in Japan of the businessman. There are, however, I have a sense that has been backed by Japanese culture. This time, the Japanese business manners you want to know, will introduce along with its cultural background.
A look at the Japanese businessman, first I think everyone is surprised is not "bow"? Japanese in the Hollywood movie, I think you have the impression that has lowered the grovel head profusely. In the city, looking at the figure, which has lowered his head while talking on the smartphone, you will laugh. Light nod and, and also include that the head down in casual conversation, might have bowed more than 100 times a day!
In the bow of the Japanese, embarrassing act of the will would do for the apology? No, there is no such thing. Bow is, "I am not the enemy" to convey respect to the other party and, I as one of the most effective means.
In Japan, are living in modern times, there is a tradition of martial arts.
"I am beginning to Rei, ending in Rei"
In Japan (not just technology, politeness is also a important element) "samurai skills also while politeness also beautiful monkey" There is a spirit feel. It might be that dwells such a spirit to bow.
You are every time you hear this word, you might wonder "I do not know if they were apologize in what". However, in Japan, when you put a voice to the clerk at the store, when you move forward to wade through the crowd, say "Sumimasen".
This is a meaning close to Excuse me to say in English-speaking countries, that "I'm sorry to bother your hands", it rules of distribute and concern Japan's own mind.
Once you come out naturally as "I'm sorry", it might be evidence assimilated another in Japan.
Everyone would have considered "After the first time I met first from the handshake." However, in the Japanese business scene, and the first business card exchange with the greeting.
There are also fine manners to exchange business cards.
"Business cards, title passes to the tip from people of above"
"My business card, put out always below the received business card."
"If I got a business card, to "cushion" the business card holder, put the Grand Poobah of the business card on it."
This is a seemingly strange manners, but I have been penetrated to the civility that "what we received from the other party is important to deal with."
How was it? Mysterious business etiquette in Japan also, you do not have springs are interested and know the meaning? Other You might also have the different business etiquetteof your country. While working in Japan, please try to find such a funny business manners.