The Japanese words “Otsuboné” for women and “Rojyu” for men is used for someone in the office who has long years of service and have good internal connections but has a largely negative influence on morale in the office. When I speak to CEOs and Managing Directors of Japanese organisations in Europe about the frequent existence of “Otsuboné” and “Rojyu” and the problematic nature of them, they are delighted to discuss it.Read More
Notice of Business Closure
The Project Company ceased its operations effective on 31st March 2023.
It was a great pleasure working with all the clients and partners, and we are grateful for their support over the years. We look forward with excitement to what the future will bring!
Kumiko Ishiyama O’Grady
The Project Company is a business consultancy specialising in offering Human Resources and Marketing solutions to Japanese organisations.
In Japan, with a falling birthrate, ageing population and other various contributing factors, there are growing concerns of a stagnant and shrinking economy. The Project Company was founded to tackle those social and economical issues which Japan is facing and pursue various “Projects”, which can contribute to a better economy and society.
The Project Company is a member of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce in the UK.