By Henry Tan, Representative Director, Tricor K.K.
Key Learnings in Article
- Rules of Firing in Japan
- What to Expect
- Termination vs. Separation
- Dos and Don’ts
- Potential Cost
As someone who has helped hundreds of companies in their transition into the Japanese market, I have seen every situation you can think of, as well as a few that you won’t find in an MBA class.
One of the frequent questions I hear from people thinking of entering this market is, “How do you fire people in Japan?” Is it really impossible? In this article I share what you have to do, what you should do and how to avoid unwanted situations with employees that just are not working out.