Ireland culture communication<br />Group 3:<br />Carrie VanVleet<br />Jesse McCandless<br />Brittany Erpestad   <br />
St.Patrick’s Day <br />Ireland Holiday<br />St. Patrick <br />March 17th<br />Shamrock<br />Green <br />
Best Impression <br />Greetings, <br />Business Communication, <br />Public behavior, <br />Dress wear, <br />Deal negotia...
Greeting and Gift giving<br />Eye contact<br />Firm hand shake<br />Hug if you know them well<br />Smile<br />Avoid using ...
Conversation<br />The Irish prefer direct eye contact.<br /> The Irish find arguments and opinionated conversation enterta...
Mixing Business and Entertainment<br />Drinking forms a huge part of Irish Culture and psyche of the country…the troubles ...
When ordering a drink make men must order a pint or it is considered unmanly.
Also in an Irish pub each person is expected to pay for a round of drinks or it could leave a bad impression.
If invited out for a drink it is said not to bring up business subjects unless host does so first.
When hosting a dinner or lunch at a restaurant is it almost customary to drink wine unless Guinness or tea is preferred.
But at lunchtime, most business people will not take a drink. </li></li></ul><li>Dress Code<br />Men <br />Suits and ties ...
Lets Make a Deal<br />Before a meeting proceeds, there is usually a good bit of small talk.<br />Do not expect to make a d...
Public Behaviour<br /><ul><li>The Irish are very difficult to impress; even if you do manage to impress them, they might n...
Don’t break eye contact when someone is talking to you.
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  1. 1. Ireland culture communication<br />Group 3:<br />Carrie VanVleet<br />Jesse McCandless<br />Brittany Erpestad <br />
  2. 2. St.Patrick’s Day <br />Ireland Holiday<br />St. Patrick <br />March 17th<br />Shamrock<br />Green <br />
  3. 3. Best Impression <br />Greetings, <br />Business Communication, <br />Public behavior, <br />Dress wear, <br />Deal negotiation,<br /> Entertaining, <br />Time, <br />Don’ts.<br />Follow these Tips on :<br />
  4. 4. Greeting and Gift giving<br />Eye contact<br />Firm hand shake<br />Hug if you know them well<br />Smile<br />Avoid using titles<br />Ex. Dr<br />
  5. 5. Conversation<br />The Irish prefer direct eye contact.<br /> The Irish find arguments and opinionated conversation entertaining.<br />Subjects not to talk about.<br />
  6. 6. Mixing Business and Entertainment<br />Drinking forms a huge part of Irish Culture and psyche of the country…the troubles of the day and the world are generally sorted out over a pint.<br /><ul><li>Monday morning office conversations will entail the amounts of alcohol consumed over the weekend along with the following hangover.
  7. 7. When ordering a drink make men must order a pint or it is considered unmanly.
  8. 8. Also in an Irish pub each person is expected to pay for a round of drinks or it could leave a bad impression.
  9. 9. If invited out for a drink it is said not to bring up business subjects unless host does so first.
  10. 10. When hosting a dinner or lunch at a restaurant is it almost customary to drink wine unless Guinness or tea is preferred.
  11. 11. But at lunchtime, most business people will not take a drink. </li></li></ul><li>Dress Code<br />Men <br />Suits and ties <br />Business casual <br />No Jeans<br />Women <br />Suits <br />Dress<br />Blouse<br />Accessories <br />No Jeans<br />
  12. 12. Lets Make a Deal<br />Before a meeting proceeds, there is usually a good bit of small talk.<br />Do not expect to make a deal in a hurry.<br />In Irish business Family is everything.<br />
  13. 13. Public Behaviour<br /><ul><li>The Irish are very difficult to impress; even if you do manage to impress them, they might not openly admit it.
  14. 14. Don’t break eye contact when someone is talking to you.
  15. 15. It is common for men to open the door for women, as well as employees and bosses.
  16. 16. The hand shake is a preferred greeting.
  17. 17. It is custom to shake hands at the beginning and end of a business meeting.
  18. 18. When speaking to and Irish person, keep and arms length away. Maintaining personal space is important in culture.</li></li></ul><li>Time <br />Be on time<br />Be Flexible with others<br />Allow time for late arrivals<br />
  19. 19. Don’ts<br />Business first <br />Sell alcohol to someone already drunk<br />Smoke in public places<br />Call someone a “mick”<br />
  20. 20. Successful First Impression <br />Greetings <br />Conversation<br />Public behavior<br />Dress wear<br />Deal negotiation<br /> Entertaining<br />Time<br />Don’ts.<br />Remember at least one thing in the following areas:<br />Quote to remember :“A boss with no humor is like a job that is no fun”<br />
  21. 21. Work Cited <br />1. Michael Landers . (2008, July 21). Culture Crossing Ireland. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from World guide to cross-cultural etiquette: http://www.culturecrossing.net/basics_business_student.php?id=100<br />N/A. (2008, November 17). Ireland - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from kwintessential cross culture solutions: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/ireland.html<br /> <br />2.Michael Landers . (2008, July 21). Culture Crossing Ireland. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from World guide to cross-cultural etiquette: http://www.culturecrossing.net/basics_business_student.php?id=100<br />N/A. (2008, November 17). Ireland - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from kwintessential cross culture solutions: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/ireland.html<br /> <br />
  22. 22. Work Cited Continued <br />3.McDowell, L. (2006, December 5). Ireland: Public Behaviour. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from executiveplanet: http://executiveplanet.com/index.php?title=Ireland:_Public_Behaviour<br />Michael Landers . (2008, July 21). Culture Crossing Ireland. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from World guide to cross-cultural etiquette: http://www.culturecrossing.net/basics_business_student.php?id=100<br />N/A. (2008, November 17). Ireland - Language, Culture, Customs and Etiquette. Retrieved December 28, 2009, from kwintessential cross culture solutions: http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/ireland.html<br />
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