Forms of Address to Superior and Organizational Culture in Japan Creative Industry

Elisa Carolina Marion, Cece Sobarna, Johannes A.A. Rumeser, Riza Lupi Ardiati


The objective of this research is to identify the form of address used to superiors in
companies, uniquely creative industry in Japan. This research is a preliminary study for a
research that aims to prove the relationship between the use of language and organizational
culture in a company. The method used was qualitative research by an in-depth interview
with participating employees who work in Japan’s creative industry. The results show that
the 2 (two) companies used "family name +san" to address superiors, and used "family name
+ professional ranking" to address president or shachou.

Palabras clave

creative industry; form of address; open system; organizational culture; results oriented.

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Universidad del Zulia /Venezuela/ opción/ /ISSN: 1012-1587 / e-ISSN: 2477-9385

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