An annual leave of 20 days a year is given to Australians: In United States such long annual leaves are not provided to the employees. Thus it is important while designing a compensation structure for an Australia based company.
There are flat hierarchies in offices: The culture of organizational hierarchies primarily does not exist in Australian culture. Australian believes on the encouragement of respect and engagement of all employees at same levels. Thus it is important to rejoice the senior officials of the company.
The rules and regulations can be intimidating in Australia: The foreign companies had to work according to many rules and regulations framed by the various governments in Australia. The MNC had to follow the guidelines provided by the National workplace safety laws which are known as the Occupational health and Safety. This is related to the reporting of the minor injuries sustained at work (Australia, 2012). It is difficult to dismiss staff by the companies as on-spot sacking is unheard in Australia. There are rules for the firms for governing discrimination and inter-office behavior that helps in ensuring that everyone is treated with equality and are able to perform their jobs well.
Australian’s will not accept easily that they are overburdened and have a lot of work to do: Saying no even truthfully for more work and being overburdened then the employees will be seen as incapable and will be distanced as it will be assumed that the employee is unable to handle the job.
Australians have strong work ethics: Australians have longest working weeks in the world. They have a saying for hard work i.e. “hard yakka” and it is said that it will provide the employees with a badge of pride (Starnes, 2003). For keeping the work on the low level fuss are created and a keel is done when work is completed.
Australians are fond of socializing after work: For Australians there is no specified day for socializing. They socialize even in week days after tight scheduled working hours.