第159回 WORKSHOP報告(10月7日) / 参加者57名

1.前半マテリアルの紹介 Tさん

2.後半マテリアルの紹介 Mさん

3.ディスカッション中の様子

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《 今回のworkshop 》
○workshop参加人数:57名(うち新人の方:9名)
○【前半】:Expanded cultures in the world
○【後半】:Better working style for us
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みなさまこんにちは、E’s club幹事のKです。
10月7日(土)開催の第159回workshopの詳細をお送りいたします。

今回は前半のマテリアルをTさん、後半のマテリアルをMさんにご作成いただきました。
前半は”Expanded cultures in the world”、後半は”Better working style for us”というテーマでそれぞれディスカッションを行います。

[今週のマテリアル]
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Expanded cultures in the world

All of the countries have their own cultures and expanded them to other countries.
For example, I watched the news about cat cafe in Portugal the other day. The first cat cafe opened in Taipei in 1998 in the world. After some time had passed, cat cafe opened in Japan in 2004. Cat cafe opened in Portugal in this year.
I traveled in various countries and I saw the various expanded cultures including Japan in foreign countries.

【Reference】
https://www.facebook.com/falaportugal/videos/1597239580295302/ 

Q1. A lot of foreign cultures were expanded in Japan today. Do you have anything in which you are interested? For example, food, sport, etc.

Q2. Japanese culture is known all over the world. Do you think what is the most interesting for foreigners in Japanese culture? For example, sushi, sashimi, Kendo, Karate, etc. If you have some interesting experience, please share it.

Q3. If you go abroad and want to tell Japanese culture, to which country and about which part of our culture?

Q4. Do you think that to expand culture all over the world is related to contribution to the society? For example in the news the shopkeeper saved abandoned cats through opening the cat cafe in Portugal.

Q5. A lot of foreigners live in Japan. Have you ever heard the culture shock between Japan and their countries from them?

Q6. Have ever been abroad? Did you feel the culture shock between Japan and foreign countries? If you felt, please share it. You can also tell the story from you friends.

≪LATTER HALF≫
<Agenda>
Better working style for us

<Article>
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/french-work-email-right-disconnect-law_us_5867f1bce4b0d9a5945b9ca6

Beginning Sunday, workers in France will have legal protections to avoid checking their email inboxes outside of their regular working hours.
The so-called right to disconnect law, passed earlier this year, requires companies with more than 50 workers to establish more formal policies outlining when employees can be expected to reply to work email and other digital missives.
While the country officially limits the workweek to 35 hours – an initiative originally intended to combat joblessness – it seems digital spillover from the office risks making the law moot.
“All the studies show there is far more work-related stress today than there used to be, and that the stress is constant,” Benoit Hamon of the French National Assembly told the BBC in May, when the plan was being considered.

Employees physically leave the office, but they do not leave their work. They remain attached by a kind of electronic leash – like a dog.
“Employees physically leave the office, but they do not leave their work,” Hamon continued. “They remain attached by a kind of electronic leash – like a dog. The texts, the messages, the emails – they colonize the life of the individual to the point where he or she eventually breaks down.”
It’s unclear how the law will be enforced. Agence France-Presse notes the law doesn’t specify particular sanctions for companies that fail to uphold it.
Unsurprisingly, one survey found that around 60 percent of French workers support measures clarifying their rights, with AFP reporting more than a third of them work online outside of business hours on a daily basis.

<Questions>
If you don’t have a current job, imagine you have it.

1. Do you work online outside your business hours?
If so, how do you think of it?
If not, is it OK for you to be forced to do that?

2. What do you think of the “right to disconnect law”?
Do you think it should be also applied in Japan?
Will it be effective for our working style?

3. Do you need the regular working hours for your job? Why?

4. Japanese government was trying to introduce “Premium Friday”- to recommend finishing work much earlier than usual on the last Friday in each month -.
How’s it going after the first trial?

5. Let’s discuss why we Japanese can’t take long vacation as other countries.
If we want to make our working style close to that of abroad, how can we change it?

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