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The Secret to Japanese Contract Negotiation: Patience, Pragmatism, and Polite Manners

Fools rush in when conducting business in Japan. Rather than race through a deal, most Japanese employers value group consensus decision-making — and the same is true for creating contracts and finalizing negotiations with outside parties. After learning the basics of Japanese business etiquette, in-house counsel will discover why patience truly is a virtue.


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