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Entries by Hiroko Costantini
(3 entries)

Why Do Japanese Wear Masks?

Extraordinary measures have been taken in most parts of the world to contain the covid-19 pandemic. Most of us have had to adapt our daily lives to help slow the spread of the virus, protect the mo...

Changing Occupations in an Ageing Society

More and more consumer products targeted at older people are coming onto the market in Japan. This can be seen, for example, in the way that electronics manufacturers such Sony and Panasonic are in...

Elderly Care: A New Chapter for HR in Japan

Does your employer provide you support to address the elderly care needs of your parents or parents-in-law? How do such policies compare to those of other organisations? In Japan listings of such c...