Learn more Download now Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more

Customer Review

7 September 2008
A mere 132 pages; a simple story without embellishment - of a Westerner trapped in a Japanese corporation - but the impact is huge. Like a modern horror story, the protagonist slips unwittingly and unstoppably into a hell-like existence.

The force of the book lies in the story being so lifelike that is could almost be true, perhaps is true! Born from the authors own experiences in Japan, it is realistic and never exaggerated.

Before the bubble burst, Japan really did rule the economic world, with an arrogance to match. But behind that success are methods and structures and expectations steeped in a culture and mindset which is totally alien and incomprehensible to outsiders. Codes of conduct which are unspoken, rigid hierarchies which are not made explicit. A mine-field of 'Dos' and Don'ts.'

There are few more accurate, more illuminating or more succinct introductions to life in Japanese business.

And none which are as entertaining!
0Comment Report abuse Permalink
What's this?

What are product links?

In the text of your review, you can link directly to any product offered on Amazon.com. To insert a product link, follow these steps:
1. Find the product you want to reference on Amazon.com
2. Copy the web address of the product
3. Click Insert product link
4. Paste the web address in the box
5. Click Select
6. Selecting the item displayed will insert text that looks like this: [[ASIN:014312854XHamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)]]
7. When your review is displayed on Amazon.com, this text will be transformed into a hyperlink, like this:Hamlet (The Pelican Shakespeare)

You are limited to 10 product links in your review, and your link text may not be longer than 256 characters.


Product Details

4.0 out of 5 stars
29
£7.74+ Free shipping with Amazon Prime