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