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  • Japan: Expatriates Tiptoe Back to the Office(flyjin faces ijime)

    03/23/2011 3:46:44 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 19 replies
    WSJ ^ | 03/23/11
    ASIA NEWS MARCH 23, 2011 Expatriates Tiptoe Back to the Office TOKYO—Life in Japan is showing tentative signs of returning to normal, but a fresh challenge may be facing the expatriates and Japanese who left and are now trickling back to their offices: how to cope with ostracism and anger from their colleagues who have worked through the crisis. One foreigner, a fluent Japanese speaker at a large Japanese company, said that his Japanese manager and colleagues were "furious" with him for moving to Osaka for three days last week and that he felt he was going to have to...