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  1. 1. Lithuania
  2. 2. Family Life (3 of 7) <ul><li>The primary domestic unit is the nuclear family based on a marital relationship </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Households are run by women, who have traditionally been the cooks and cleaners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This has changed because more women are discovering that if they stay home, they miss out on opportunities to make money and can lose their competitive status in the job market </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  3. 3. Social Etiquette (1 of 3) <ul><li>Lithuanians are a reserved people with respect for tradition </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They generally will not go out of their way to greet someone they do not know; people on public conveyances do not look directly at someone else unless they are friends and generally give up their seats to their elders </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  4. 4. Business Etiquette (4 of 4) <ul><li>Lithuanians use time as a tactic , especially if they know that you have a deadline </li></ul><ul><li>Lithuanians will not be rushed into making a deal until they believe it is in their best interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meetings often conclude with a summary of the discussion and a toast to future business </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  5. 5. Trivia (1 of 4) <ul><li>Policemen are called cucumbers as they wear green uniforms </li></ul><ul><li>After Christmas Eve dinner, everyone leaves the table and the food overnight </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is so the spirits of dead relatives or loved ones will visit during the night and eat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>An empty plate is put on the table, so the spirit of a relative who died that year may join them for dinner </li></ul></ul>www.readysetpresent.com Page
  6. 6. Download “Lithuania” PowerPoint presentation at ReadySetPresent.com <ul><li>33 slides include : 17 Points on General Information, 20 Points on Family Life, 15 Points on Food, 12 Points on Food Etiquette, 6 Points on Social Etiquette, 13 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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