Is Rakuten’s English-only initiative really successful?

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<Anecdote>

Hiroyuki Mikitani, the CEO of the Japanese biggest E-commerce company Rakuten, suddenly told its employees at the weekly morning assembly in 2010 that the company would adopt the “English-only policy”in the office. Many of us were shocked to hear his intention, but whether you liked it or not, the “English-only policy” project dubbed “Englishnization” started the very next day. The news surprised the nation, and many Japanese companies has shown interests in the project. However, since then, only a few companies followed Rakuten’s case to take up the English-only measures.

 

 

<A fact statistic>

The Japan Times says that the average score of all the employees on TOEIC has reachedover 800 five years after the start of the English-only project. (“Rakuten forges ahead in English”, 2015)

 

<Question>

Why wouldn’t other companies want to follow Rakuten’s case of adapting English as their company official language?

 

<Quotation>
Former president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela states, “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his mother tonguage, that goes to his heart.” (Khan, 2020, p.1)

 

 

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