2- It is about build relationship between American and Japanese businessman. Some of cultures such as UAE would like to build long-term relationship out of the work. For example: meeting outside for dinner and going to cinema. “Yesterday” is meaning to finish the work quickly because the time is making money in American culture.
3- I think when the employees meet after work in dinner avoid talking about work because should be in work time not in dinner time. In dinner time should talk bout something fun and change the daily routine.
4- I agree with the manager who makes a new rule because should the employee being on time is important for the companies and work.
5- In my opinion, the secretary was very late. In general In business all employees should be on time and punctual because one mistake which lead company to lose.
6- In fact, for me it is normal to use the hot towel to wipe my hands only not my face because It is rude to clean my face after using wipes for clean my hand in front of my colleagues.