S: Andrew Global Business Etiquette
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FC: Spain | 2010
1: I chose Spain because it is rich in culture and history, and I would like to use this powerpoint to learn more about it | Why I Selected This Country
2: Facts and Statistics
3: CAPITAL: MADRID | Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France
4: Facts and Statistics | Climate: temperate; clear, hot summers in interior, more moderate and cloudy along coast; cloudy, cold winters in interior, partly cloudy and cool along coast Population: 40,280,780 Ethnic Make-up: composite of Mediterranean and Nordic types. Religions: Roman Catholic 94%, other 6%
5: 3 Other Facts About Spain: Government: Parliamentary Monarch Leader: Juan Carlos Currency: Euro
6: Language,Culture, and Society | Language: Spanish
7: Culture: Spaniards have tight families, they hold strong values, and the birth rate is one of the lowest in Europe Society: Spain's society was once based off of male dominance, or Machismo, but today women are just as equal and have the same opportunities as men.
8: Etiquette and Customs | 1. Female friends kiss each other on both cheeks, starting with the left cheek. 2.When being introduced to a Spaniard, expect to shake hands. 3.When eating the host gives the first toast. 4. Do not begin eating until after the hostess does. 5.Do not get up until the guest of honor does
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol | 1. Spaniards are concerned that they look good in the eyes of others and try to avoid looking foolish at all times 2. Spaniards are very thorough. 3. Decisions are not reached at meetings; meetings are for discussions only. 4. Business dress is stylish, yet conservative. 5. Have one side of your business card translated into Spanish.
12: Spain: In the News | 1. Spain Says "Adios" to Smoking in Bars, Café. 2.Embattled Zapatero shuffles Spanish cabinet. 3.Spanish refuse to take siesta threat lying down