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Japanese working culture and its effects on health

Präsentation 2014 10 Seiten

Gesundheitswissenschaften

Leseprobe

List of contents

1. Japanese Health System - Particularities

2. Japanese Life

3. Japanese Culture Basics

4. Japanese Company Culture

5. Solutions

Japanese Health System - Particularities

- very high life expectancy
- oldest population in world „silver tsunami"
- high average education
- 8.5%of GDPspent onHealth care
- government covers 70 -100% of costs per household

Japanese Health System - Particularities

- hospitals must be NGOs & owned by doctors
- prices for treatment negotiated every 2 years by doctors & government
- see doctor twice as much as 0 OECD
- family doctors = uncommon
- long hospital stay (3 times longer than 0 OECD)

Japanese Health System - Particularities

Sources: OECD Better Life Index

(https://www.oecd-ilibrarv.org/docserver/health glance-2017- en.pdf?expires=1543228613&id=id&accname=guest&checksum=10D53B39B6 ECB2B8AA51FC571E599F61)

Japanese Health System - Particularities

Problems:

- no quality requirements
- doctor shortage
- higher costs in future

Japanese Life

- Kindergarden (3-6)
- Elementaryschool(6-12)
- Middle school(12-15)
- High school (15-18)
- University (18-22)
- Work
- Marriage, children & stay at home for women (24) - Retirement (55)

Sources: Book Culture shock Japan (Martin Lutterjohann), The Economist article Japanese Women at work - holding back half a nation"

Japanese culture basics

- High context culture
- Collectivism
- Conformity
- Social reference groups
- Amae (Family & Friends)
- School, club, company
- „Shame culture"(NewYorkTimes)

Sources: BookCulture shock Japan (Martin Lutterjohann), New York Times article Jntroducing a Child to the Culture of Shame"

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Details

Seiten
10
Jahr
2014
ISBN (eBook)
9783668842434
Sprache
Englisch
Katalognummer
v450805
Institution / Hochschule
Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Dresden
Note
1,0
Schlagworte
Working Culture Arbeitskultur Karoshi Japanese Health Gesundheitssystem Japan

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