Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Trim: 6 x 9
978-1-4422-5588-3 • Hardback • December 2016 • $161.00 • (£125.00)
978-1-4422-5589-0 • eBook • December 2016 • $145.00 • (£112.00)
Stuart D.B. Picken taught at the International Christian University in Tokyo, served as director of the Centre for Japanese Studies at the University of Stirling, and then concluded his career as Graduate School Dean at the Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Administration. He is currently Chair of the Japan Society of Scotland. He is a recipient of the Order of the Sacred Treasure by the Japanese government for pioneering research on Japan and for services to Japan-Scotland and Japan-U.K. relations for over three decades.
Editor’s Foreword Jon Woronoff
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Glossary 1 : Business Proverbs
Glossary 2 : Traditional Business Expressions
Glossary 3 : Modern Business Expressions
About the Author
[T]he author includes at the beginning a quite valuable note on transliteration and Romanization of Japanese words and names. The author spent most of his career teaching in Japan prior to relocating to Scotland for his final working years and retirement there. During his career he served as consultant to several major Japanese corporations, and he continues his relationships in Japan. This subject is an area quite outside my fields of expertise so I approached the volume as a layman, as would most readers who consult it. From this perspective I found it quite interesting and insightful.
— American Reference Books Annual