Whereas in some cultures collaboration is often developed on the basis of concrete facts, collaboration in Poland is deemed a success as soon as a good business relationship has been established.
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There are certain cultural characteristics that need to be considered when doing business with French companies. Let’s have a look at some of them!
Great Britain consists of England, Scotland and Wales. Despite some distinctive cultural differences with regards to the mentality of its inhabitants, one can nevertheless speak of a shared British business culture.
At first glance, Swedish business culture seem easy-going. However, when it comes to leadership, decision-making, and project management, there are certain characteristics that are important.
Romanians are dedicated business partners, who put a lot of passion and creativity into their projects. An amicable relationship is the foundation for honest and open bi-national collaboration.
In German business culture, task-orientation, precision, rigor and honesty are of highest priority. Punctuality is equal to good manners.
As in most southern European business cultures, good relationships also play an essential role in Italy.
In the Netherlands, the key to understanding how first meetings, negotiations and collaborations with Dutch business people work best is to embrace egalitarian thinking.
German Swiss not only have a slow pace in speech, but also a desire to reach consensus before acting. In a collaboration, this can be a real test of patience.