French business people love to discuss, to score with surprising moments and to put themselves in the limelight.

Cultural Differences – France

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!

Scenes from a German-French meeting

Au secours, une surprise! The French love to score points with dramatic moments and to put themselves in the limelight. Germans, however, prefer to follow the agenda in business meetings and do not like surprises at all…

Challenges in a German-French job interview

Cultural differences between the French and German education systems are responsible for the fact that German personnel managers are often not prepared for the expectations of top French applicants.