Higher levels of after-work socializing in Japanese companies leads to higher levels of confidence and trust in workmates – a key component of the creative climate.
Example: Finding from a comparative study of American and Japanese factories.
Example: The same may be true for foreign minorities working in Japanese companies – higher levels of socializing with Japanese nationals (workmates or otherwise) was linked to higher levels.
Source: Lincoln, J.R. and Kalleberg, A.L. (1990). Culture, Control and Commitment. ; Independent Study (2008).