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“Gimme some space!” – The downsides of Japan’s service culture

February 25, 2012

Visitors to Japan are, almost without exception, gushing in their praise of the country’s service culture. I can see their point: go to any half-decent restaurant in Tokyo and you will be served in a friendly way, your (generally excellent) food will arrive quickly and you will get an instant apology if anything is wrong. […]

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