Culture analysis, Japan, collectivism, individualism, universalism, particularism
I chose Japan because it is the most exotic and culturally different from France. Therefore, I find it really fascinating to learn more about this incredible distinct island of culture!
Japan could appear as an excentric, colourful and strange culture but also complex and confusing in terms of etiquettes, business practices and customs.
First of all, let's have an historical perspective. The Edo era (period between 1603 and 1868) was characterised by relative peace, economic growth, social order. However, and during that time, isolationist foreign policies were put in place because the emperors were suspicious of foreigners.
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