In Danish business life you will experience a culture of equality and openness. This is also noticeable in meetings and negotiations.
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Finns are considered to be the best listeners in the world. Their modesty and lack of self-promotion makes them likeable business partners whose competence is easily underestimated.
French business people love to discuss, to score with surprising moments and to put themselves in the limelight.
In German business culture, task-orientation, precision, rigor and honesty are of highest priority. Punctuality is equal to good manners.
Courtesy, the ability to compromise and tolerance lead to harmonious business relations in Great Britain. International business partners also better practice understatement and the all-important small talk.
Italians communicate fast, lively, wordy and with a lot of gestures. In addition, her expressive style always contains a certain amount of dazzling self-expression. This is not always interpreted correctly in international business life.
In the Netherlands not only the country but also the hierarchies are flat. This makes the boss a primus inter pares, who always has to involve all team members, seek consensus and convince them of the meaningfulness of his plans. Understatement is mandatory here.
Polish business people attach great importance to the personal relationship. Even if the numbers do not reflect any real project success, the relationship with the project partner is considered valuable.
Personal relationships are very important in Romania. This is why information is often obtained only orally and informally. Just as important is the hierarchy: Basically, the highest ranked has the final say.
Sincerity and honesty are two qualities that are highly valued in the Swedish business culture. Both people and things should be trustworthy and reliable.
If you want to do business in Switzerland successfully, you should be able to explain your products or projects in great detail - from the first meeting onwards. Only then will a joint business be considered.