The Tokyo Expat Discussion Club is a group that provides valuable discussion and networking opportunities to all the expats, non-Japanese managers/executives and Japanese working close to them.
At each meeting, we will discuss about a few specific topic(s) relate to Japan residing Expatriates’ challenges, dilemmas, aspirations, and etc., and think about possible solutions with all participants.
The potential discussion topics are something such as
1. Effective organization management in Japan.
2. Cross cultural communication problems with your local employees and the solutions for them.
3. Market opportunities in Japan.
4. Family integration in Japanese society.
5. Effective alliance strategy with your HQs/Regional head office.
If you are categorized in one of the below professionals, come and join! This community will provide you a lot of useful information, experiences and business networks.
1. Any expatriates residing in Japan.
2. Anyone working/worked close to expatriates.
3. Locally hired non-Japanese managers/executives.
The organizer of the event, Masami Kanaguri, is an internationally experienced coach, trainer and consultant who has a strong passion in supporting your success in a multinational business environment.
His international career started as a Managing Director (as an expatriate) of a Japanese electric material company in Denmark where more than 10 different nationalities were employed. Under the diversified environment, he strove to enhance employees’ competency levels in order to create a competitive manufacturing entity and be able to supply highly reliable products constantly and in a timely manner to the European market.
Currently, he works as a HRD consultant in one of the leading training companies in Tokyo and endeavors to globalize clients' human recourses by designing, coordinating and implementing effectively customized training programs.
Concurrently, he coaches individuals privately. Leveraging on his international exposure and experience, he supports global leaders to expand their horizons and maximize their potentials in a multi-national corporate environment.