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1Three different cultures in JapanWorkplace in Japan is unique and different from other countries, especially Western countries like America. First, the difference is in the dress code in the workplace. The workplace dress code is much more formal than in the USA(Ting-Toomey, 1991). In Japan, a typical businessman is seen always dressed in suits, especially when meeting clients. Most men in business and senior positions wear black or grey suits while women wear white bottom-down shirts, black or navy blue blazers, and skirts matching the blazers. Women also commonly wear black kitten heels and ponytails(Ting-Toomey, 1991). Additionally, while at the workplace, Japanese don't call their colleagues by their first names when they are at work. Another difference in the culture is that in Japan, the "boss" must approve all the employee decisions, something quite different in western countries. Implying that communication in Japanese business mantra is highly valued. Finally, Japanese co-workers are also expected to hang out after work

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