Very insightful. Perceptions and styles of feedback are drastically different by their cultural backgrounds. Seem Japanese style are close to British one in a sense, because of "Island culture?"
" For instance, Americans are typically perceived around the workplace to be direct and transparent, but when it comes to giving feedback, this stereotype falls flat. Explicit and clear in many other ways, Americans tend to be so overwhelmingly positive while giving feedback that people from other countries often struggle to figure out when they're being chewed out and when they're being praised."