Trivia: Why do Japanese people rarely make mistakes?

May 23, 2022


Why do Japanese people rarely make mistakes?


In a Japanese workplace setting, making a mistake is often seen as a failure. This mindset allows no room for mistakes. Work can be triple checked and approved by multiple people. New hires are trained until they are perfect, and supervisors will not let their team make mistakes as it will lead to shame. It can be challenging to regain trust when a mistake is made, so it's important that individuals build a reputation for being accurate. 

As you can imagine, working under this immense pressure can be stressful, but this perfectionism culture is crucial for companies to run smoothly!

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