The soft power is increasingly important in the international relations. It can improve the influence of a country and indirectly his economic and political power. The culture in all his manifestations, history, tradition and social customs form his base. Japan, with his culture, has a solid base on which soft power can be built. The Japanese art has impressed the lovers of the art in Europe and North America since more than 150 years.
“The Country of Cherry Blossom” that is a nickname for the state of Japan , Cherry Blossom is a symbol of Japan . For the state of Japan and Japanese public have the power to improve the soul and emotion of encouragement that have embedded in every Japanese person. This trend also happen in industry in Japan , recently Japanese industrial is no longer developing industry but one of an industry that is successful and keep moving forward in the world . This indicates that emblematic cherry flowers of encouragement is also applied in industry . Almost all aspects industries in japan is currently the world’s greatest producers such as automotive industries , a lot of automotive products Japanese which dominate the world market today .
Japan 's alluring landscape has constantly influenced Japanese lifestyle. Shinto, Japan’s original religion was born from nature around them. Japan’s big brother China, has contributed the most to the ever-evolving Japanese culture. Buddhism, architecture, philosophy, law and more were all directly influenced by China. Japan’s rich culture encompasses evolving beliefs, distinct social norms, honest etiquettes, and features of habitual existence that can only be found there.
Germany is now is an industrial country and they had a lots of industries that are globally recognized. They have lots of influence in Europe in the European Union as one of its key members. Japan’s modernized because they had a strong leader and people who are respectful to each other and also they trust in their leader. Japan also borrowed some technology from other countries to develop their own country. Japanese people today enjoy a high standard of living.
The case provides information as to why the quality of products is very important to Japanese consumers. In regards to the manufacturing process of the goods, eleven out of thirteen of the company’s factories are in France. The brand never considered making products in a location where labor is less expensive as the quality control. While younger buyers were attracted to the prestigious brand name, older consumers were attracted to the quality. Another way Louis Vuitton gained success in the Japanese market is with the incorporation of Japanese culture in the products.
Japan and its Globalization For the recent years, globalization and Japan appear as two binary terms. While several nations take advantage of the benefits resulting from globalization, take for example China and its foreign direct investment (Yu, 2002), Japan views globalization more of a problem due to the compromising effects it caused to its national identity. The country formulated seemingly practical solutions to mitigate this pseudo-problem while continuing to beat foreign competitors in the world’s labor market. Japan made this possible through the aid of its highly-recognized key industries such as automobiles, consumer electronics, and computers. For the purpose of this paper, the key players in the globalization of Japan and the nations it has partnered with in its efforts to globalize as well as its outcome will be identified.
Japan is among the countries that have the best educational program in the world which has led to its advancement in technology. Not only was the education sector centralized but also the policing sector. The centralization of major department played an import role in ensuring that development was universal in the whole of Japan. The economy of Japan also shifted from other sectors, and it concentrated mainly on industries (Minami,
The numbers of foreign tourists who visit Japan continued to grow each year. Perhaps many people love Japanese culture for their traditional food, anime, or temples. Yet, among those reasons, Omotenashi should be one of the reasons why visitors love to visit Japan. By evaluating hotel services, public spaces, and table manners, Japanese distinctive aspects of etiquette play an important role in Japanese culture. Hotel services in Japan demonstrates the excellent example of Omotenashi.
History Nakamise - Dori is one of the oldest shopping areas in Japan. When Tokugawa Ieyasu, a warlord who ruled Japan in the Sengoku Period (1493-1590), founded Edo Shogun from where the people of Edo City increased rapidly. With the increasing population in this area, there are some residents who started to open shops around the site of Senso-Ji Temple and surrounding areas. This is the beginning of the arrival of Nakamise - Dori. Place For tourists who are visiting Japan, Nakamise - Dori is one of the must-visit tourist destinations.
The key feature of a global position on this dimension is the strategic placement of the value chain around the globe. Many electronics companies now locate part or all of their manufacturing operations in Southeast Asia because of that region 's low-cost, skilled labor. In addition, a key component (the semiconductor chip) is very cheap there. Under the United States-Japan Semiconductor Agreement, the Japanese agreed not to sell chips in the United States below cost. But in an industry plagued by overcapacity, the chips had to go somewhere.