Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). His 70-plus books include Japan's Cultural Code Words, Business Guide to Japan, and Japan Unmasked.
"This book should become must reading for executives,
managers and investors doing business with and in
Japan."—Donald Westmore, Executive Director, American
Chamber of Commerce in Japan
"A must-read for anyone who wants to tap into the teachings of the samurai. Boye Lafayette De Mente identifies the warrior traits that helped transform Japan, then explains how you can apply them in today's society."--Black Belt