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Telework in Japan

Telework in Japan

Langley Esquire President & CEO Timothy Langley was quoted in the March 2020 issue of the ACCJ Journal on the transformation of business practices in Japan. The shift to teleworking (remote work) has accelerated as a result of the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, but corporate culture and management styles are slow to adapt.

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Business Ethics in Japan

Langley Esquire President & CEO Timothy Langley was quoted in the January 2020 issue of the ACCJ Journal for a piece on business ethics. Timothy emphasizes the need for creating frameworks that serve society as a whole, by achieving healthy cooperation between government, business, and the rest of society.

Crisis Management - Brand 2020

経営危機管理

『Brand 2020』へようこそ!今回は、グローバル企業の危機管理についてお伝えします。外資系企業が日本で成功するには、どのような人事力が必要なのでしょうか?日系企業とは異なる危機とは?

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Inheritance & Wills in Japan

Fewer things are harder to bear than the passing of loved ones. when you come from a dual-culture, or when you are a foreigner living in Japan, your troubles are exponential. Especially when you realize that heirlooms and other possessions (that were destined for you) have somehow been usurped.

Japan Removed from Hague Convention Blacklist Despite Rampant Violations

Japan Removed from Hague Convention Blacklist Despite Rampant Violations

In an annual report released last week, the U.S. State Department removed Japan from its list of countries deemed non-compliant with the Hague Convention on cross-border parental child abduction. Even though Japan was removed from this Blacklist, child kidnappings in this country still remain rampant.

The Hague Conventions refer to a large number of International Laws, but one Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction was created to return absconded children to their home of origin.

End of War

End of War

Maybe because I grew-up on this tortured tropical island, the reminder today of the 70th anniversary of the fall of Okinawa to US forces jumped-out at me like a punch. This 90-day battle was epic even among truly epic battles elsewhere in the three WWII theatres (Pacific, Europe, Africa).  Ninety-days!  What this could have possibly …

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Recognition

Recognition

One of the coolest things that ever happened to me occurred in high school just after I moved to Atlanta in 1969.  I haven’t spoke of it until now, even among friends, because it always seemed so self-aggrandizing… still, it is admittedly a pretty cool thing to befall someone: This was after spending my formative …

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