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Working with Americans

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These blog entries and articles by Dr. Karine Schomer provide insights and useful tips for managers, teams and professionals from other countries who do business with Americans, work with Americans on global teams, or come to work in the U.S. Browse, print, comment on and share with your colleagues and friends.

Of all the cultural differences that tend to irritate Americans, one of the most fundamental has to do with attitudes and behaviors around time, appointments and punctuality. Here are five basic tips for everyday behavior around appointments and punctuality that are sure to help global counterparts get ahead with their American colleagues.