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11 American work habits other countries avoid at all costs

Business Insider Logo By Mark Abadi of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 12: Americans have wildly different work habits than people from other countries.Employees in America tend to work longer, take fewer vacations, and socialize less on the job, for example.Other countries have managed to resist some of the worst American work habits, which we've compiled here. The way Americans work has people in other countries scratching their heads. Although people in the United States are known for working hard - and much longer than those in other countries - workplaces abroad have largely shunned the American style. Here are the most unhealthy American work habits that global workplaces are resisting.

  • Americans have wildly different work habits than people from other countries.
  • Employees in America tend to work longer, take fewer vacations, and socialize less on the job, for example.
  • Other countries have managed to resist some of the worst American work habits, which we've compiled here.

  • The way Americans work has people in other countries scratching their heads.

    Although people in the United States are known for working hard - and much longer than those in other countries - workplaces abroad have largely shunned the American style.

    Here are the most unhealthy American work habits that global workplaces are resisting.

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