slavishly attentive; servile; sycophantic; acting like a servant who is eager to please his master
In America, office workers are generally not expected to act in an obsequious manner.
ob (after)#sequi (to follow) (Latin)
ob + SEQUI + ous. sequi means sequence where one thing "follows" the other. and servants follow what their masters say. or obse (ssed)-Qui (yes in frech)-ous=always obsessed with saying yes to it all