A row between workers of two schools of thought has broken out at Microsoft’s China offices. Two work cultures have collided between longtime employees of the American software giant’s Suzhou branch, who value a healthy work-life balance, and new employees who are accused of encouraging a “toxic” culture of overtime.

The altercation was first made public when someone shared a screen shot of a conversation in an internal Microsoft group chat on Chinese social media. In the screenshot, one employee calls out others who were apparently found to be working outside of regular hours as part of a “random inspection”. “Ple... Read More>>