Tag: nomikai

Drinking with Japanese Coworkers – 6 Basic Rules Drinking with Japanese colleagues phot

Drinking parties with coworkers are called “nomikai” in Japan and they perform a very important social function within the company, reinforcing team spirit, and enabling colleagues to get to know each other in a more relaxed environment.

Only in Japan: A few basic concepts to clarify the mystery After-work drinking parties with their colleagues

Culture is a mysterious thing. It can dictate the food you eat, the games you play, even the colors you see. But for many people moving abroad to work, it can be even more confounding for not only is culture at large different, but the specifics of business and work add another layer of complexity.