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Bates, Paul; Neville Fakes; and Michael Wingate

Book: Japan Experiences - Fifty Years, One Hundred Views: Post-War Japan Through British Eyes

Royal Dutch Shell  was one of the few 'British' companies (a majority of the company's expatriates were British) to train its staff in the Japanese language. Here Paul Bates, Neville Fakes and Michael Wingate recall their experiences with Shell from 1952 to '72, with a focus on the process of doing business in Japan at this time.