Fit For Germany: An appropriate theme at the space for Indo-German Urban Mela, marked by a cross-cultural atmosphere and the presence of Indo-German business collaboration. Attention business people! Watch out for this series, it will teach you all those very German dos and don’ts you should know about when dealing with German partners. It will make your job a lot easier and more successful, that’s promised.
Did you know for example that…
- Punctuality is essential. Arriving even five or ten minutes after the appointment time is considered late - and disrespectful.
- Appointments are made for most situations, and sometimes several weeks in advance.
- Decision-making is often a slow and detailed process. Do not expect significant results to be reached based on spontaneous small talks.
These are only some aspects about German business culture. In our short and sweet lecture, your awareness of cultural will be increased. You will hear about the cultural ice berg and the different concepts of time and space.
Why can’t Indians say no and why is it that Germans always say what they mean? Join the lecture and find out!
This taster lecture German business culture is for invited participants only.
The Goethe Institute Chennai offers one-day courses for professionals and others, who are interested in German culture. For more information, contact Goethe Institute Chennai.