A Japan Manifesto: Why Am I In Tokyo?
Allison Baum

First impressions are always the hardest, and the more different you are in Japan (foreigner + woman + manager), it will be more difficult to fit you within their framework of comfort. But it is getting easier.

The differences between generational thinking are far more extreme in Japan than in Western countries. The young executives in their 40’s now saw a gradual (but real) increase in women managers throughout their careers. It has made a difference.

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