CABA Information Series

IS-2010-144: Culture and work styles in the BRIC countries

Herman Miller Company developed a white paper about workspace differences among offices in Brazil, Russia, India, and China.  Some the differences discussed stemmed from varying degrees of collaboration versus hierarchy business structure.  Office amenities vary according to land costs, local regulations, and social practices such as breaks and lunch.  Another consideration is the quantity of paper records required.  Some comparisons with U.S. offices are presented.



























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