Norway
Family Life     (4 of 4)    Norwegian women expect to be     treated with respect in the office    Women may take up to ...
Social Etiquette       (1 of 4)    Norwegians like people for who     they are and not for what they do     or their succ...
Business Etiquette           (3 of 4)    Do not exaggerate and leave time     for Q&A       – Norwegians will not interru...
Trivia   (4 of 4)     Norwegian or Old Norse words have      been adopted in English and      other languages, examples: ...
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  1. 1. Norway
  2. 2. Family Life (4 of 4)  Norwegian women expect to be treated with respect in the office  Women may take up to 1 years maternity leave at 80% pay or 10 months at 100% pay – If a woman chooses to stay home with pre-school children, she will receive a monthly stipend from the government www.readysetpresent.com Page 2
  3. 3. Social Etiquette (1 of 4)  Norwegians like people for who they are and not for what they do or their success or wealth – They pride themselves on being honest and sincere in their personal relationships  Greetings are casual, with a firm handshake, direct eye contact, and a smile – Shake hands individually when arriving or departing www.readysetpresent.com Page 3
  4. 4. Business Etiquette (3 of 4)  Do not exaggerate and leave time for Q&A – Norwegians will not interrupt you and will save their questions until you are done speaking – Do not interrupt anyone when they are speaking  Expect a minimum of bargaining with price being the major factor – Norwegians do not give discounts www.readysetpresent.com Page 4
  5. 5. Trivia (4 of 4)  Norwegian or Old Norse words have been adopted in English and other languages, examples: – equipment - from old Norse "skipe" = to arrange, to furnish for service; same as modern word "ship" (boat) – club - from old Norse (a cudgel) – sky - from old Norse (meaning "cloud") – are - "er" in modern Norwegian – flat - "flat/flatt" in modern Norwegian www.readysetpresent.com Page 5
  6. 6. Download “Norway”PowerPoint content presentation at ReadySetPresent.com 35 slides include: 17 Points on General Information, 11 Points on Family Life, 34 Points on Food, 15 Points on Food Etiquette, 15 Points on Social Etiquette, 16 Points on Business Etiquette, and 8 Points on Trivia. Royalty Free - Use Them Over and Over Again. www.readysetpresent.com Page 6

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