Table of characteristics of monochronic and polychronic people

Monochronic

Definition:

Monochronic cultures such as the USA and UK see time as tangible and sequential. They follow strict time schedules, focus on one task at a time and set deadlines that they aim to meet at all costs. See also polychronic. The table below summarises the main differences between monochronic and polychronic cultures.

Table of characteristics of monochronic and polychronic people

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