Business Culture in Russia

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Russia •1.Introduction •2.Russia •3.Appearance •4.Behavior •5.Comunications •6.ConclusionsNever forget in Russia •Russia is not European Union. •Russia is not Asian Country. •Russia is the biggest country in the world. •Russia is a Rich country. •Russian are proud of their history. •Russian are proud of their country.Business culture Russia •The Russian Federation has over 140 million people •Cover an area of 7 .106 Km2. •The country has gone through many changes in recent years, as communism ended in 1991. • 2.Russia Business culture Russia •Men: dress dark suits and dark shoes. •Women: dress rather conservatively, avoiding overly flashy or gaudy outfits. Skirts should be worn rather than pants. •Businessman’s wardrobe demonstrates the individual’s image as a professional. •People do not use to take off jacket during negotiations, and never stand with hand in pockets. •Russian climate is rather cold. But inside buildings it is usually hot. • 3.Appearance Business culture Russia •It is expected to be on time to all business appointments. •Russian may be late, as this may be a test of your patience. (They don’t use to apologice about it ) •Patience is an extremely important virtue among Russians. •Meeting can be of 1 or 2 hours. •When shaking hands with someone, be sure to take off your gloves, as it is considered rude. •There is a Russian term meaning "connections" or "influences”. It is extremely difficult to do business in Russia without help from a local. To help with this, gifts, money or other items are often a good idea when doing business in Russia. •Caution: Russians still view compromise as a sign of weakness, and often refuse to back down. 4.BehaviorBusiness culture Russia •Russian is the official language. •Russians are highly literate, and have almost a 100% literacy rate.(Never say the oposite) •Many Russians speaks English •Speaking or laughing loudly in public is considered rude, as Russians are generally...
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