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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 Netherlands 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 the Dutch have the tallest average height in the world? Or that two-fifths of the Netherlands was once covered in water?
This Netherlands Power Point highlights these facts and much more including: 18 Points on General Information, 9 Points on Family Life, 11 Points on Food, 10 Points on Food Etiquette, 11 Points on Social Etiquette, 20 Points on Business Etiquette, and 12 Points on Trivia.

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  1. 1. Netherlands
  2. 2. Family Life (2 of 3) <ul><li>Often they are nuclear families </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Also called the “gezin” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Only a few women participate in the workforce full-time </li></ul><ul><li>Expect mothers to be in charge of domestic work and childcare throughout the entire day </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  3. 3. Social Etiquette (3 of 4) <ul><li>Refer to family and closer friends by their first names </li></ul><ul><li>Direct communication style with a lot of eye contact is preferred </li></ul><ul><li>Displays of wealth or status are not viewed with favor </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  4. 4. Business Etiquette (5 of 6) <ul><li>Do not engage in small talk before negotiations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prefer to get down to business soon after a meeting begins </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Very slow to conduct business- they want to understand every detail before reaching a final decision </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Once a decision is made, it will not be changed </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  5. 5. Trivia (3 of 3) <ul><li>Do you know what a polder is? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Land reclaimed from the sea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Did you know that two-fifths of the country was once covered by water? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Dutch &quot;created&quot; this land by pumping out the water </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These drained areas, polders, have become the richest farmlands in the Netherlands </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  6. 6. Download “Netherlands” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com <ul><li>30 slides include : 18 Points on General Information, 9 Points on Family Life, 11 Points on Food, 10 Points on Food Etiquette, 11 Points on Social Etiquette, 20 Points on Business Etiquette, and 12 Points on Trivia. </li></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again.

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