Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 18

CULTURE OF UNITED KINGDOM

Click to edit Master subtitle style

PRESENTED BYPriyank kumar Shashank Singh Varun chopra Sidharth Sandeep

4/3/12

To be discussed

Need to understand Culture for doing business Internationally. Fun Facts About United Kingdom Business Culture of Uk Understanding Ethics of UK business Etiquettes in Uk INBUSH Work and Learning from it

4/3/12

The Critical role of Culture in International Business


Eg. Walt Disney In Paris Wal-Mart in Germany The Daimler-Benz Chrysler Merger

4/3/12

Fun Facts

April Fool- Just Fooling Around.April 1stistheday people try to trick their friends, to make them behave like fools.
4/3/12

Contd..

Why does Queen Elizabeth have two birthdays? The Queens birthday is celebrated in other countries too AFTERNOON TEA (The traditional 4 o'clock tea) 4/3/12

Etiquette in England

Do:

Stand in line Take off your hat when indoors Cover your mouth when yawning or coughing Shake hands Drive on the left side of the road Greet people with a kiss unless its family or close friends Talk loudly in public Stare at others

Donts:

4/3/12

Food

Traditional English Breakfast (Full English)

eggs, bacon, sausages, fried bread, baked beans and mushrooms

Traditional English Dinner

meat and 2 vegetables with hot brown gravy

Sunday Roast Dinner


roast meat, two vegetables and potatoes 4/3/12 with a Yorkshire pudding

Superstitions

Good Luck:

Lucky to meet a black cat Lucky to touch wood Lucky to find a clover plant with four leaves. A right way up horseshoe over the door brings good luck (like a U) Catch falling leaves in Autumn and you're have good luck. Unlucky to walk underneath a ladder Seven years bad luck to break a mirror Unlucky to see one magpie, lucky to see two, etc. Unlucky to spill salt. If you do, you must throw it over your shoulder to counteract the bad luck

Bad Luck:

Unlucky to open an umbrella in doors. 4/3/12

Business Appointments

Work for longer hours Advance appointments

Confirm on arrival Timings British prefer to work


4/3/12

Business meetings

Punctuality: British Trait Senior representative Formal and defined agenda

Humor
4/3/12

Prone to using sarcasm

Contd..

Claim with Facts and Figures Summarize the meeting with sending letter

British are blunt and direct.

4/3/12

Business Gifts

Not advisable to bring Gifts.

Likely to feel embarrassed.

Only exceptions would be at the end of deal. 4/3/12

Contd..

After work buy a round of drinks. Never exchanged at Christmas. While receiving a gift, please reciprocate it.

When invited to a British home, bring a bottle of the best champagne.


4/3/12

Business Dress

Conservative business attire

Business suit for both Donts: Never put pen Never wear a striped

4/3/12

Greetings

A firm hand shake No issues over gender Maintain proper Eye contact

4/3/12

A few feet of personal

Wedding dress
Business dress
4/3/12

Business Cards

Exchange at the initial introduction

Bring a plentiful supply

Cursory glance. Not compulsory to


4/3/12

hand over to every

Work In Inbush

Worked In Escorting Team. Worked in Citation team Sandeep, Shashank, Varun, Sidharth invited 12 Ambassies, out of which 2 came Macedonia and Syria came in INBUSH. Sandeep, Sidharth, Amit and Shashank were also in Security Team.
4/3/12