Posts in 国際ビジネス
あなたのビジネスに使える「エレベーターピッチ」の作り方

In this post, we’ll review the very useful communication tool developed by Forbes contributor Carmine Gallo, the “Message Map.” Our students have applied it to write an elevator pitch for the Disney Group: check out their work!

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頭を悩ます英文法?それでも挑み続けるべき理由! (Part 3)

In the third installment of this series on grammar as a vector for culture, we’ll reflect on two examples of how the existence (or absence) of keigo shapes the way we view and relate to other people. Namely, we’ll consider differing conceptions of customer service and hierarchy across cultures.

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USAと日本のコミュニケーションスタイルの最大の違い[高文脈 対 低文脈文化] (パート2)

In this article, we’ll explore the historical factors underlying the low-context vs. high-context distinction in the case of the US and Japan, and see how responsibility for good communication is affected by reliance on context.

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USAと日本のコミュニケーションスタイルの最大の違い [高文脈文化 VS 低文脈文化] (パート1)

What’s the no.1 communication style difference between the US and Japan? Edward T. Hall gave us the answer when he published his ranking of cultures from “low context” to “high context.” In this post, we’ll explore the meaning of Edward T. Hall’s scale of cultures.

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「一生懸命」働くことと「賢く」働くことは同じ?目標に向かって前進するための大切なヒント

The New York Times dedicated their Feb 12th Smarter Living newsletter to the topic of “working hard vs. working smart,” and we’re taking this opportunity to add our two cents! At its core, the concept of “working smart” is about improving our time management and focusing on the things that matter. It is moving from the industrial age of work to post-industrial management principles.

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優れたビジネスメールを英語で作成する方法 (パート2 : 書き出しと締めくくり)

Part 2 of our series on writing great business emails! This time, we'll review opening greetings and lines, as well as closing lines and greetings, by giving examples of what to write in different scenarios.

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優れたビジネスメールを英語で作成する方法 (パート1 : 2つのポイント)

This is the first part of our guide on crafting great business emails in English. We'll go through two rules of thumb to keep in mind when communicating in English for work.

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