For a foreigner to run a business in a culture as alien to the West as Japan - the most competitive and dynamic market in the world - it takes a general manager with the wisdom of the founder, the tolerance of anaval chaplain, the toughness of a field general, and the zeal of a missionary. This book is about the "Gaijin Kaisha", the foreign firm in Japan. It discusses what the general manager needs to consider and the support he must have from his head office if his company and he are to be successful in Japan, and it tells where he can turn in the Japanese community for assistance.
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This comprehensive guide will facilitate scholarly research concerning the history of Christianity in China as well as the wider Sino-Western cultural encounter. It will assist scholars in their search for material on the anthropological, educational, medical, scientific, social, political, and religious dimensions of the missionary presence in China prior to 1950.The guide contains nearly five hundred entries identifying both Roman Catholic and Protestant missionary sending agencies and related religious congregations. Each entry includes the organization's name in English, followed by its Chinese name, country of origin, and denominational affiliation. Special attention has been paid to identifying the many small, lesser-known groups that arrived in China during the early decades of the twentieth century. In addition, a special category of the as yet little-studied indigenous communities of Chinese women has also been included. Multiple indexes enhance the guide's accessibility.