Asian Assignees with American Coworkers

In this article, Cornelius Grove, Willa Hallowell and Reiko Makiuchi discuss the predictable problems as well as the potential solutions for Asian professionals who come to the United States on expatriate assignments. ... Read More

Seven Balancing Acts of Professional Behavior in the United States

Navigating workplace cultures in the U.S. can be tricky business. In this article Cornelius Grove and Willa Hallowell discuss seven contrasting sets of cultural values at play in work-related situations in the United States. ... Read More

The Values Americans Live By

Most Americans would have a difficult time telling you, specifically, what the values are that Americans live by. In this article L. Robert Kohls breaks this down to 13 core "American" values. ... Read More

Articles about Working in the United States

A collection of articles, curated by Ann Marie Lei, about topics that may be of interest to people from other countries about working in the United States and working with U.S. Americans. Colleagues from WHQ, especially those from the United States, ... Read More

“Welcome to the U.S. Here’s your desk…” Part 2

A few weeks ago I wrote about the way that many new employees are greeted in U.S. workplaces, with a friendly "welcome," a brief tour of their new workspace, and a request from their boss or colleague to "let me know if you need anything else." I ... Read More

“Welcome to the U.S. Here’s your desk…”

"...and your phone, and computer, and a list of phone numbers and e-mail addresses for people you'll be working with. Let me know if you need anything else." If, like many of my clients and former colleagues, you transferred to a U.S. office of ... Read More