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WORK STYLE REFORM

Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Jul 30, 2020
Good time for a 'workation' but is Japan Inc. ready?
Are the nation's employers ready to let workers telecommute from hotels, resorts and other destinations where they can escape the mundane reality of life?
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 29, 2020
Japanese least satisfied with work environments amid pandemic, survey shows
Only 8 percent of respondents in Japan said that their workplace environments, including infection control measures, were safer than they had expected.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 28, 2020
NEC and JTB tie up to offer empty hotel rooms to teleworkers
With workers being encouraged to avoid commuting and gathering together, it's hoped accommodation can be repurposed into makeshift offices and workspaces.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 28, 2020
NTT increases work-from-home target to 70% in line with government request
The firm's rival KDDI Corp. will implement a similar measure from Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 26, 2020
Tokyoites leaving bustle behind for space and nature as pandemic proves catalyst for change
As companies close offices in central Tokyo or encourage employees to work from home to stay safe from the coronavirus pandemic, young people are relocating to the suburbs where rents are cheaper, space less at a premium and nature nearer the doorstep.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech / FOCUS
Jul 20, 2020
Telework surge leaves employees and their firms more vulnerable to cyberattack than ever, expert warns
Employees at home are suddenly being targeted for corporate access by email phishing, website spoofing and fake software posing as Zoom.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 18, 2020
Cabinet OKs economic guidelines to push digitalization, telecommuting under Japan's 'new normal'
The annual blueprint also promotes expansion of the My Number ID system and disaster prevention but leaves fiscal reconstruction on the backburner.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 6, 2020
Fujitsu to halve office space in push for remote work amid pandemic
The tech giant is making flexibility a priority so it can get more of its 80,000 employees in Japan to telecommute and stay safe.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 5, 2020
Pandemic offers solution to tech industry’s big Brexit problem
The pandemic taught Britain’s technology executives that business can still happen even if everyone’s working from home. That lesson is providing a source of relief as the nation’s year-end departure from the European Union looms.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 25, 2020
Japanese investors favoring firms that let people work from home
Being good employers and business partners may ultimately pay off with sustainable returns in the long term, the investors believe.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 22, 2020
Guesthouses in Nara renting rooms for local 'telework refugees'
The service, launched in mid-May, is a way to counter plunging tourist demand due to the pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 20, 2020
Part-time remote work could provide key to boosting Japan's local economies
A website based in Gifu Prefecture is matching up urban workers' business acumen with rural projects' needs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 7, 2020
How the coronavirus is changing the way Japanese work
Teleworking, staggered work hours and even four-day workweeks: The coronavirus pandemic has opened eyes in Japan to the possibility of new working styles that could become the norm long after COVID-19 subsides.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 7, 2020
Nomura to rethink office space as new CEO seeks deeper cuts
Nomura Holdings Inc.’s use of office space is part of a sweeping review ordered up by its new chief executive as the brokerage looks to shave costs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 30, 2020
Not just another day at the office: Rethinking Japan’s business culture amid the COVID-19 pandemic
The workplaces that employees nationwide are slowly returning to are unlikely to be the same as the ones they left when the COVID-19 pandemic emerged.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 26, 2020
Many firms continue to push teleworking after emergency state lifted
Hitachi said it will ask its employees to work from home in principle through the end of June, except for such cases as infrastructure inspections.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 23, 2020
Remote possibilities: Can every home in Japan become an office?
The COVID-19 pandemic is prompting companies to adopt remote work to reduce contagion risks, accelerating the digital shift of the workspace.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 21, 2020
'Telecubes' pop up as Japan's workers seek spaces to concentrate
For some, home is not always an ideal place to concentrate with other family members present.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
May 15, 2020
Changing lifestyles and nightlife in Japan's post-pandemic 'new normal'
Like it or not, our world is going to be different moving forward, and some of the biggest changes may be in Japan's entertainment districts.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 15, 2020
Japan industry groups offer guidance on how to coexist with COVID-19
The guidelines offer a glimpse into how firms might survive as their customers adopt what's been dubbed a 'new lifestyle.'

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