When a Japanese car company buys an American plant, the American liason must mediate the clash between two parties. The liason enters the meeting with his own set of ideas for cultural appropriateness. It is evident that he is not well-versed in Japanese culture.
A man displays multiple instances of being uncourteous towards those around him until an elderly woman expects him to help her cross the street. After this encounter, the man becomes more chivalrous and imposes a similar situation on another man whom he notices is also indifferent.