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business and social etiquettes of poland

  1. 1. POLAND<br />
  2. 2. SOCIAL ETIQUETTES<br />Meeting and Greeting<br />Greetings are generally reserved yet courteous<br />When greeting someone a good handshake, direct eye contact, a smile and the appropriate greeting for that time of day will suffice<br />Good morning/afternoon is &quot;dziendobry&quot; and good evening is &quot;dobrywieczor&quot;<br />Address people by their honorific title, “Pan” for a man and “Pani” for a woman, and their surname<br />Do not use first names until invited to<br />At parties or other social gatherings, your hosts will introduce you, usually starting with the women and then moving on to the men<br />
  3. 3. Dining Etiquettes<br />Be punctual<br />Dress conservatively<br />Offer to help the hostess with the preparation or clearing up after a meal is served<br />Do not ask for a tour of the house<br />Table manners are Continental i.e. hold the fork in the left hand and the knife in the right while eating<br />Wait for the hostess to invite you to start eating<br />Expect frequent toasting throughout the meal; the host offers the first toast<br />
  4. 4. BUSINESS ETIQUETTES<br />Meeting & Greeting<br />Polish business people initially take a formal approach to business<br />Shake hands with everyone upon arriving and leaving<br />Wait for a woman to extend her hand<br />Titles are considered prestigious<br />Academic or professional titles are used with the honorific titles with or without the surname<br />Wait to be invited before moving to first names. <br />
  5. 5. Business Meetings<br />The most senior Pole generally opens the meeting and sets the groundwork for what is to be discussed<br />Small talk is the norm at the start of meetings<br />Lunch and dinner meetings are often used to further the personal relationship<br />Hard facts are important so participants come well-prepared with facts and figures<br />In accordance with Polish business culture, it is customary to present your Polish counterparts with a small gift<br />
  6. 6. India’s Exports to Poland<br />In US$ million<br />Source: Ministry of Commerce, India, 2008-2009(April-Dec)<br />
  7. 7. India’s Imports from Poland<br />In US$ million<br />Source: Ministry of Commerce, India, 2008-2009(April-Dec)<br />
  8. 8. POTENTIAL PRODUCT<br />MEAT & EDIBLE MEAT OFFALS<br />India’s Exports: $902.7 million<br />Major importers from India: Vietnam, Egypt, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia<br />Poland’s Imports(from countries other than India): <br /> USA - $4.2 million<br /> EU - $302.8 million<br />
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