You know, "Face" is quite important in Japan. Especially,
when you are having a meeting, the elder Japanese will pay
more attention to their "face".
There are several tips for you to know the details:
. Saving face is crucial in Japanese society.
. The Japanese believe that turning down someone's request
causes embarrassment and loss of face to the other person.
. If the request cannot be agreed to, they will say, 'it's
inconvenient' or 'it's under consideration'.
. Face is a mark of personal dignity and means having high
status with one's peers.
. The Japanese will try never to do anything to cause loss
. Therefore, they do not openly criticize, insult, or put
. Face can be lost, taken away, or earned through praise