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Business travel does not simply entail getting on a plane and going to a meeting. Often there are unforeseen cultural barriers, and with prior knowledge, these can be overcome to make your trip a success.
This India PowerPoint will teach you about the country’s culture, customs, family life, gender roles, cuisine, etiquettes for dining, social and business interactions, and much more to assist you in your travels.
Did you know that chess, algebra and trigonometry originated in India? Or that India has the largest number of post offices in the world?
This India Power Point highlights these facts and much more including: 20 Points on General Information, 21 Points on Family Life, 10 Points on Food, 9 Points on Food Etiquette, 7 Points on Social Etiquette, 16 Points on Business Etiquette, and 14 Points on Trivia.

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India PowerPoint Content

  1. 1. India
  2. 2. Family Life (5 of 8) <ul><li>Indian society is highly stratified on the basis of religion, caste and income </li></ul><ul><li>Gender disparities vary from region to region </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Northern India is more patriarchal than Southern India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Women in Southern India have higher literacy levels </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  3. 3. Social Etiquette (2 of 3) <ul><li>A handshake is the general greeting </li></ul><ul><li>“ Namaste” is a more reserved greeting : shoulders slightly bowed and hands folded like in prayer </li></ul><ul><li>Physical contact between a man and a woman in public is inappropriate and frowned upon </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  4. 4. Business Etiquette (3 of 3) <ul><li>Indians are non-confrontational </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Decisions are a slow process, reached by the person with the most authority </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not lose your temper- you lose face and prove you are unworthy of respect and trust </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most Indians expect concessions in both price and terms, and this can work both ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not disagree publicly with members of your negotiating team </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Successful negotiations are often followed by a meal together </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  5. 5. Trivia (1 of 4) <ul><li>India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The largest employer in India is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  6. 6. Download “India” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com <ul><li>32 slides include : 20 Points on General Information, 21 Points on Family Life, 10 Points on Food, 9 Points on Food Etiquette, 7 Points on Social Etiquette, 16 Points on Business Etiquette, and 14 Points on Trivia. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again.

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