Cultural Difference ABC’s: Formality, Focus

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  1. September 12, 2018

    […] greeting of the day is often followed by „how are you“ as well as some words of small talk. As noted before, first names are the norm with Americans, whether during greetings or more substantive […]

  2. October 24, 2018

    […] F – Formality, Focus: This post visits the topic of relative formality of the German the workplace in contrast to the perceived informality in the USA. Additionally, I zero in on that famous German focus, which makes for an intense but efficient workday. more […]

  3. November 12, 2018

    […] you are managing or being managed by Germans, be prepared for that famous German focus, intensity and attention to all that could go wrong. Also be prepared for a more blunt […]

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