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Mr. Hiroyuki further mentions "results are more important than lateness".

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He continued, "I think people who like it should be punctual rather than successful.

[Mr. Hiroyuki supplemented the point of "If you get results, you can be late".A surprising point from the fans ... "2channel" creation ... → Continue reading


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Punctuality(Jikan Genshu,English: punctuality) Is specifiedTimeComplete or complete the requested taskobligationTo fulfill[1].類 義 語On time (on time, on time,English: on time),AntonymToBe late-delayThere is.

CultureThere are differences in the way of thinking about punctuality, and the degree of delay that can be tolerated varies.[2]..In many cultures a little time dilation is acceptable, for exampleWesternCulture ishospitalReservation timeDedicated to pre-school and extra curricularApproximately 30 minutes-about 1 hour is acceptable, excluding class hours[3].. on the other hand軍隊Culture requires punctuality more thoroughly.

(English edition)In some cultures, there is an implicit understanding that the stated deadline differs from the actual deadline.For example, under these cultures, it may be understood that people appear an hour later than the officially announced time.[4]..In this case, "9 pmpartyEveryone understands that it will start at 10 pm, but no one will be in trouble because everyone will arrive at 10 pm.[5].

In a culture where punctuality is valuable, being late can be seen not only as not respecting the time of others, but in some cases as an insult.[6]..In this case, social penalties may be imposed, for example, late arrivals may be excluded at meetings.Such consideration isEconometricsThe value of punctuality inQueuing theoryLeads to the effect of delay on others.

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United Kingdom TheEuropeIt is said to be a country of punctuality.[7]..British punctuality means "on time", meaning that appearing exactly at the promised time is on time, rather than arriving a little earlier than the promised time.[7]..On the contrary, it is rude to the other party to arrive earlier than the time.[8].

on the other hand,TrainSuch asPublic transportDelays have become a norm, and few people have complained about it.[7].. A delay of about 15 minutes is considered "on time", especially for one-on-one promises, you don't have to be very strict on time.[8]..Also, if you are invited to a party, it is best to be late for about 15 minutes.courtesyIs[8].


GermanyToPuenktlichkeit ist alles.(Punctuality is everything)慣用 句The more punctuality there is[9]..Once you sign a contract, you have to keep the delivery date no matter what you put, and in principle no change is allowed.[9]..The start time of the meeting is also on time[9]..Furthermore, it is customary to leave the office on time, and do not try to force the work to finish on the day.overtimeNever make a contract with a delivery date that presupposes[9].


Punctuality is important in JapansocietyIs considered to be common sense[10]..If you have an appointment with a business partner, it is best to arrive at the reception desk of the other party 5 minutes in advance.business mannerHowever, immediately after the start of work orlunch breakIn the case of dawn, there is an opinion that it is better to go on time or about 1 to 2 minutes late, considering the possibility that the other party is not ready.[10]..Also, since the start time is not the time to go to work but the time to start work, the start time should be earlier than the start time, and it is required to contact the superior when it becomes clear that he is late.[10]..However, "preparation time from the time you arrive at the office to the start of work" is legally included in "actual working hours".[11]..These are not manners and courtesy, but the obligations of the company under the Labor Standards Law, and wages must be converted and paid.Also, if the boss "orders" to clean the workplace, it is included in the actual working hours.In this case as well, it is illegal for the company to pay wages.[11].

On the other hand, the end time is one of the things that is becoming the norm that time is not strictly adhered to.[10]..Few Japanese companies can leave the company on time, and some advise that even if you have finished your work, you should check if there is any work to help others.[10]..Also, if it is discovered that the delivery date is not met after the contract is signed, there are many cases where it will be changed if you explain it in good faith to the other party.[9]..In addition, punctuality in Japan is mainly required for people in low positions, not in great positions, so it can be said that this is one of the reasons for accelerating the seniority system.Start early and finish late, this is the recognition of the word punctuality in Japan.In fact, this practice has an impact outside of social life, such as working at a company, severe punishment for being late at school, forced staying, and lengthening club activities.One example of a black club activity that has been regarded as a problem in recent years is that it does not end at the scheduled time.

OkinawaThen, it is often not possible to meet on time for a meeting, and it is rare to blame it.Uchina timeThe custom called "is rooted[12].

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