6 unfamiliar office rules other countries swear by - but Americans just don't understand
Navigating a foreign culture can be difficult, and learning another country's business culture can be even harder.
Workplace customs vary wildly from country to country, and what's normal office behavior in one country could be highly unusual somewhere else.
That's especially true in the United States, which has its own customs that workers in other countries fiercely resist
Here are some of the international business practices that Americans would find completely out of place.
In Kuwait, workers are entitled to 30 days of paid leave each year
In Finland, business is often conducted in the sauna
In France, you can refuse to check your work emails outside office hours
And in Japan, employers can get penalized for having overweight workers
In Japan, workers can sleep during the workday — and get praised for it
Workers in the EU can refuse to work more than 48 hours a week