Doing Business in Germany – Part 2

Last week I talked about typical behaviour in different regions of Germany. Today it’s about the common business etiquette.

Greeting:

A short and firm handshake with direct eye contact shows the respect for the business partner. In a meeting with more people you should give everyone a handshake and tell them your last name during this. If everyone is sitting already you can also knock on the table and say Hello during this gesture. Continue reading

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