Economic development and market opening have created opportunities for Japanese companies to expand their business and invest in Vietnam. Some reasons are: Vietnam has an abundant labor force, a young labor force, competitive prices, and multi-skills. This has attracted Japanese companies to expand production and build production bases in Vietnam.
The above reasons have created a significant increase in the number of Japanese companies in Vietnam. These companies not only contribute to Vietnam's economic development but also bring many job opportunities and economic cooperation and cultural exchanges between Japan and Vietnam.
Therefore, understanding the working culture in Japanese companies will help you interact effectively with Japanese colleagues, superiors, and business partners, helping you quickly integrate into the working environment. This creates a favorable and congenial working environment. Moreover, it also helps you to be efficient and successful at work.
Here are some characteristics of working culture in Japanese companies
1. Respect, politeness, and discipline:
In Japanese companies, special importance is given to discipline, attitude, and respect for others. Right from the moment they joined the company, employees were instructed and trained about the company's rules and regulations strictly. Attitude is more appreciated than competence, not only polite attitude, and respect for colleagues and superiors, but also with partners and customers.
2. Solidarity, and collaboration:
It is an important value in the working culture in Japanese companies. Employees are encouraged to work as a team and share responsibilities at work. Important decisions are often made after careful discussion and deliberation. Everyone can contribute their ideas actively, share knowledge and skills with each other, they support and help each other to overcome difficulties at work. The responsibility of each member is clearly and transparently divided. Focus on team success instead of individual success for reliable and high performance.
3. Stability and sustainability:
In Japanese companies, commitment to long-term commitment is highly appreciated. The company often provides and organizes training and career development programs to encourage employees to stick with the company for a long time. Japanese companies often care about health and promotion at work, helping employees feel cared for and motivating them to contribute more at work. And moreover, the company always focuses on maintaining a good working environment, and comfortable working conditions to help employees feel satisfied and agree with the company's common goals.
4. Punctuality and hard work:
These are two important values in the working culture of Japanese companies, which strongly contribute to the company's performance and success. Punctuality is considered a basic quality, employees are often trained in respecting time and arriving at the company on time. Delays in company meetings and events are not acceptable. hard work spirit, employees often work long hours even overtime to get the job done, dedication and devotion to work is considered a virtue and is commendable.
5. Focus on product and service quality:
Product and service quality is a top priority in the working culture in Japanese companies, companies often focus on improving quality to meet customer requests.
Some characteristics of working culture in Japanese companies can vary depending on the company, industry, and location. But overall it reflects solidarity, dedication, discipline, respect, teamwork, hard work, and consideration for stability. These values create a professional working environment and sustainable development. At the same time contribute to the efficiency and success of businesses.
If you are someone who has been working in a Japanese company, you should not ignore these cultural characteristics!
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