Bbb4 M Buiness Trip Project97Presentation Transcript
BBB4M (Car Co. trip to Germany) Presented by James Park
Facts of Germany
Population : 82,400,996 people living in Germany
German 91.5%, Turkish 2.4%, other 6.1%
Capital city: Berlin
Currency: $ 1.00 CAD = 0.631347 EUR
(Canada Dollars) (Euro)
Time: Standard time zone: UTC/GMT +1 hour No daylight saving time at the moment Time zone abbreviation: CET - Central European Time
Symbolism of German Flag
Economic system: Performance and social balance
Germany is a Social market economy
Appointments are mandatory and should be made 1 to 2 weeks in advance
Punctuality is taken extremely seriously. If you expect to be delayed, telephone immediately and offer an explanation. It is extremely rude to cancel a meeting at the last minute and it could jeopardize your business relationship.
Do not sit until invited and told where to sit. There is a rigid protocol to be followed.
Germany is heavily regulated and extremely bureaucratic.
Business is hierarchical. Decision-making is held at the top of the company.
Men should wear dark coloured, conservative business suits.
Women should wear either business suits or conservative dresses
Do not wear ostentatious jewellery or accessories.