The world is full of wonderful and bizarre office cultures, but just how different is your office to others across the globe?

Prefer to take regular breaks throughout your working day? You should be working in Sweden! If exercise breaks appeal to you, Chinese office culture allows for many employees to do just that during office hours. The Chinese also frequently take naps after lunch (which we can’t help but wish was the norm here, too…)

Want to know more? Check out the facts below to see just how office culture changes from place to place. Some cultural norms may take you by surprise, others might leave you considering expat life, and some will definitely get you pondering on how you can improve your office culture.


France 1

France 2


China 1

China 2


Usa 1


Dubai 1

Dubai 2

Dubai 3


India 1

India 2

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 1

Saudi Arabia 2

Saudi Arabia 3


Sweden 1

Sweden 2


Japan 1

Japan 2


Which cultures most appeal to you? Does your office have any out-of-the-ordinary practices? Let us know in the comments below!