8 things that drive French people nuts about American offices — and vice versa

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If you’re traveling abroad for business, you can take an eight-hour flight from New York to Paris and feel like you’ve just landed on a different planet.

Why are people lingering over dessert in the middle of the workday? And why was your new French colleague so taken aback when you asked about his kids?

The clash between American and French business cultures is something Emma Seppala and Erin Meyer have thought about a lot.

Seppala moved to the US from France when she was admitted to Yale University for college; today she teaches at Yale and Stanford University. She’s also read more >>>

Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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