Pinnaca is a global video-conference provider. They provide tips for how to more effectively use video conferencing. One graphic that caught my eye that is pertinent to our global clients is the cultural acceptance of certain behaviors and environments.
Like any generalization, I am sure the rules are not universally true. They do provide an interesting opportunity to be sensitive to other multicultural norms.
Casual attire is something I see a wide range of opinion about, even within the USA. I met last week with the CEO of a Fortune 500 Company who wore jeans … that were not that new. The next day I was at another company where the culture defines a suit and tie to be the norm for men. For most workers in the USA, something in the middle, such as a dress shirt with no tie, is the most common dress for men. For women, the range of proper dress is a little more complex, but follows a similar range of expected dress.