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  1. 1. BUSINESS COMMUNICATION COUNTRY-BRAZIL
  2. 2. BRAZIL
  3. 3. Introduction-Brazil <ul><li>Also known as “Federative Republic of Brazil”. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital-Brasilia. </li></ul><ul><li>Previous Capital –Rio de Janeiro(1822-1960). </li></ul><ul><li>Climate- , Brazil hosts five major climatic subtypes: equatorial, tropical, semiarid, highland tropical, temperate, and subtropical. </li></ul><ul><li>Population- 190,732,694 as of 2010. </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic groups- 48.43% White 43.80% Brown(Multiracial) 6.84% Black 0.58% Asian 0.28% Amerindian </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introduction-Brazil <ul><li>Government-Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic. </li></ul><ul><li>Languages spoken: </li></ul><ul><li>1.Official Language-Portuguese. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Indigeneous Languages- Apalaí , Arara, Bororo, Canela, Carajá, Caribe, Guarani, Kaingang, Nadëb, Nheengatu, Terena, Tucano, Tupiniquim </li></ul>
  5. 5. TIME FACTOR IN BRAZIL <ul><li>Brazilians follow a flexible timing schedule in the capital city of Rio de janeiro. </li></ul><ul><li>Time is respected in Sao Paulo. </li></ul><ul><li>Hurdles in Time Management in Sao Paulo: </li></ul><ul><li>1.Improper traffic conditions. </li></ul><ul><li>2.This causes the people being delayed. </li></ul><ul><li>Hence they start well in advance to meet their timing deadlines. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Names And Titles <ul><li>The first names are not used by Brazilians upon meeting. </li></ul><ul><li>The order of names is given as name, then surname. </li></ul><ul><li>Eg: George Ferriera. </li></ul><ul><li>In the first meeting people are addressed as Senhor/Senhorita. With familiarity they can use the first name. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Communication-Business and Non Verbal <ul><li>Business Communication: </li></ul><ul><li>In business world men greet by shaking hands. </li></ul><ul><li>It is important to handshake everyone in the group. </li></ul><ul><li>Women greet each other by kissing on each cheek with what is known as “air kiss”. </li></ul><ul><li>Business cards are exchanged during meetings. Translating cards into Portuguese is appreciated. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Communication <ul><li>Non -verbal Communication: </li></ul><ul><li>1.Upon meeting, a formal manner is expected. </li></ul><ul><li>2.One should have a direct eye contact. </li></ul><ul><li>3.One should avoid the ‘A-OK’ gesture which is considered obscene. </li></ul><ul><li>Humour as an important aspect: </li></ul><ul><li>No jokes or comments on religion. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not be surprised if audience asks questions or talk with each other during speech. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Dress Code <ul><li>For Men: </li></ul><ul><li>Dark Suit and classic tie in Sao Paulo. </li></ul><ul><li>More casual dress code is followed in Rio. </li></ul><ul><li>For Women: </li></ul><ul><li>Business dress code for women is suit. </li></ul><ul><li>Trouser suits are very popular. </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid wearing flashy colored clothes </li></ul>
  10. 11. Greeting VIP’S <ul><li>Greeting the VIP’S in the beginning of the speech is considered as a portray of respect. </li></ul><ul><li>The Brazilians consider this as a customary act. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Toasts <ul><li>To make a toast say ‘Saude’. </li></ul><ul><li>We are supposed to reply as ‘Saude’. </li></ul><ul><li>Amongst friends we say ‘Tim Tim’. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Other points to Remember <ul><li>Sensitive issues related to public minorities must be avoided in Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>Expect Lively participation in the question and answer sessions. </li></ul><ul><li>The Brazilians are very enthusiastic in learning new things </li></ul>
  13. 14. Some Portuguese words <ul><li>Some of the Portuguese words are given as follows: </li></ul><ul><li>1.Hello – Hellos. </li></ul><ul><li>2.Goodmorning-BomDia </li></ul><ul><li>2.Good Afternoon-Boa Tarde. </li></ul><ul><li>3.Good Night-Boa Noite. </li></ul><ul><li>4.Sorry-Como. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Please-Por Favor </li></ul><ul><li>6.Good Bye-Tchao. </li></ul>
  14. 15. OBRIGADOS - ADITYA.N.GAWADE ABHINAV PATHAK SHASHANK MISHRA AMARDEEP PRASAD

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