Japanese Bank Nomura’s Office Linguistics and Dress Code Shows Up Cultural Divide

by Rachel Yeomans | October 22nd, 2009

Which suit to wear to work? Not ‘the one of lustrous material,’ says Japanese bank. A year after successfully snapping up some of the juicier fragments of the fallen Lehman Brothers, Nomura has demonstrated how teething troubles can sometimes persist in otherwise happy international mergers. In this case, linguistically. In a recent e-mail circulated to… Read more…