International

The advance of Japanese businesses into the Asian market provides an opportunity to reconsider how the Japanese should be

In recent years, “regional business strategy” in the emerging economies of Asia has attracted public attention in business circles. This ter ...

How to manage “Organizational Paradox” in the context of globalization

These days, globalization of the business environment has become increasingly prominent; at the same time, countries and regions commonly re ...

Japan’s cooperation to Africa and the future of Japanese economy

The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) began in Yokohama on August 28 to discuss African economic devel ...

Enhanced local autonomy as a driving force for modern democracy

In recent years, some disputes between national and local governments have come into the spotlight. The United Kingdom has decided to leave ...

Why do the French continue to organize protest demonstrations?

Protests that started in November 2018 across France were widely reported in the Japanese media for a time. The impetus behind these protest ...

Social cohesiveness also generates prejudice. Release yourself more freely!!

A society is its language. As you study the language of a certain country, its society will come into view. Then, how does Japanese society ...

The power of education is needed to accept more foreign workers successfully

The revised Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act (“Immigration Control Act”) passed in December 2018 and will come into force in ...

The message contained in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Volunteers

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are now a little over one year away. Amid rising interest in athletes who are expected to do wel ...

Does globalization make people free? Does it jeopardize identity?

In the wake of the recent global events, including the Brexit vote, neo-liberalism in the US, and the rise of right-wing politics in various ...