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Japon - Peltokorpi

A disquieting statistic from a 1969 study (Adams & Kobayashi) puts the expatriate failure rate for assignments in Japan at 80%. Professor Vesa Peltokorpi believes this figure has changed little in forty years, and in 2005 and 2006, he set out to uncover the reasons behind Westerners’ disappointing business performance. Peltokorpi’s research on cross-cultural adjustment in Japan thus offers (...)

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