S: Jessica Global Business Etiquette
BC: http://www.businessweek.com/news/ | http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/ | http://www.reuters.com/article/i | http://www.boston.com/news/world/europe/articles/2010/10/13/germany_portugal_get_un_council_seats/?p
1: Why I Selected This Country | I Selected this country because i would like to go there some day it a beautiful place.
2: Facts ans Statistics
3: Location: Southwestern Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain Capital: Lisbon
4: Population: 10,524,145 (July 2004 est.) Ethnic Make-up: homogeneous Mediterranean stock; citizens of black African descent who immigrated to mainland during decolonization number less than 100,000; since 1990 East Europeans have entered Portugal Religions: Roman Catholic 94%
5: Fact and Statistics
6: Language and Culture and Society | 1) they have to be loyal to there family member. 2)In Portugal the appearance is very important to them.
7: The 10-million population of Portugal speaks Portuguese, a Romance language which derived from Vulgar Latin.
8: 1) once greetings become personal men greet each other with hugs and womens kiss each other. 2) . Anyone with a university degree is referred to with the honorific title. 3) If invited to a home for dinner, bring flowers, or candy to the hostess but not red flowers because it means revolution. 4)when invited to a dinner arrive 15 minutes after. 5) Dress conservatively.
9: Etiquette and Customs
10: Business Etiquette and Protocol
11: 1)The Portuguese prefer to do business with those they feel comfortable with 2) . Appointments are mandatory and should be made 1 to 2 weeks in advance. 3) Portuguese negotiate with people - not companies. 4)t is important that you treat business colleagues with respect and not do anything to embarrass them. 5) Communication is formal and relies on strict rules of protocol.
12: Portugal Says Economic Growth Will Slow on Austerity Portugal denies alleged collusion in World Cup bid Germany, Portugal get UN council seats
13: Portugal : in the News