Cross Cultural Solutions 2
The next five cross cultural solutions 2 of our sixty
(60) culture issues to help you understand the business and social contexts in
which things are happening in Montreal.
Cross cultural solutions 2 and issues meant to bring you a few social and business explanations and to give you a more detailed understanding of our business culture and strategic planning.
- It is best to arrive five minutes early and to turn off your cell phone before you arrive.
- In some more formal or more friendly meetings, we may be expected to shake hands when we arrive and when we leave.
- It is common to begin the discussion with some informal talk about sports and the weather
- Business is discussed in the middle of the meeting while the reunion ends on a positive note.
- Business and work meetings usually follow an agenda with specific topics and objectives.
- During meetings, men and women express their opinions freely.
- Long and short meetings require a good amount of understanding and cooperation from everyone.
- Time is a very important factor in our society.
- Many of us see meetings as a waste of time, whereas people from other cultures regard them as rightly invested in learning and in trusting each other.
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is among the best cities in the world for female employees and entrepreneurs.
receive respect from their male colleagues and expect the same from
have earned high regard and are now found in powerful positions in
all walks of life.
with unwanted sexual overtures, women and men will firmly make it clear that
the relation is professional not personal.
to schedules and deadlines.
and flexibility at work.
of business and social contacts.
and promotions based on skills.
regulated by an employment contract.
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- If you use your bank debit card, you must match the logo of your card to the ATM machine in order to withdraw money.
- The PLUS network is associated with Visa and the CIRRUS network is associated with MasterCard.
- INTERAC is available to those who bank at a Canadian financial institution and have a Canadian currency account.
- Canadian money is issued in $5, $10, $20, $50, and $100 denominations by the Bank of Canada.
- Canadian coins include loonies (1$), toonies (2$), quarters (25 cents), dimes (10 cents) and nickels (5 cents). Pennies are things of the past.
- Avoid personal topics when others can hear you and lower your voice when taking calls in public.
- Avoid texting and taking your calls or your messages when you are already engaged in a face-to-face conversation.
- During a meeting, if you are expecting an important call, put your phone on silent mode, slip out of the room quietly and excuse yourself when you return.
- Put your phone on the silent mode in restaurants, theaters, cinemas and other public places.
Montreal BUSINESS Kit
Cross Cultural Solutions 2 by Rachel Louise Barry