Frim Employee Relation Case Analysis

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Comparative Analysis: Ethical Issues in the Frim-Employee Relation in the US, Germany and Japan Ownership structure in Japan is where most shares are controlled by majority shareholders who may be founding families or corporations in what is called the ‘insider controlled model’. Therefore Japanese company’s decision making is in stages along their corporate hierarchy. Their decisions are very cautious and conservative and sometimes slower compared to the other country. These stages are backed by plenty of meetings and documentation. This minimizes error and brings consistency at all levels. They are risk adverse, if they feel that it’s possible to achieve most likely 100%, they don’t say “yes”. They are very careful; they make sure it is…show more content…
Japanese focus on KPI and ROI, however they more emphasize the process on how to get there. Meetings are very common in large companies. They value the process to agree with everyone who is related to their project, so they have many meetings and spend a lot of time in meetings. They respect meeting each other face to face. It is important to them for conducting business relationships. Most Japanese companies work regular office hours and they don’t permit working at home. The work environment is set like a school class where the head of the department is at the top of a row of desks. There are group-oriented, no walls, no cubicles and closeness. They emphasize on the closeness and friendship between employees. The unity is a must; such as organising the group outing activity to create a feeling unification amongst their workers, and invest great effort in developing “company…show more content…
It is given work is the centre of life. There are many traditions that re-enforce this. A new comer to the company, hold the place for HANAMI to enjoy the cherry blossom in spring for drinking with co-workers. Also a common after work event is NOMIKAI (drinking party) and is used as a very important opportunity to communicate with each other for work. In Japan’s approach to work involves paying attention to the needs of the employees. A manager or company ‘s owner sees himself as responsible for his employee not only limited work level, but overall he also will concern for his employee’s personal and familial welfare. As United State, those are concerned first and foremost with shareholders and emphasize short term goal. Due Process and

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