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The family is the most important thing to people in Spain. Time is very relaxed. It is wise for foreigners to be punctual, but Spaniards do not put a great emphasis on time themselves. The Spaniards often consider deadlines an objective that will be met if possible, but do not become overly concerned if the deadline is not achieved. Although many Spanish businesspeople speak English, it is a good idea for foreigners to have all of your materials printed in Spanish. Business cards should be two-sided, one side having English and the other side containing Spanish.
Portugal Home The Portuguese have distinct value orientations that can be classified through Kluckhohns and Strodtbeck's cultural continuum. First, in the human nature orientation, the Portuguese have values and behaviors. With strong religious influences the Portuguese believe that through their decisions and actions that they can be corrupt or good. They are "perfectible" beings and can be saved through religion. Second, in the person-nature orientation, the Portuguese can be identified as , due to the religious and historical influences.
Spiel Portugal Das Spiel dreht sich rund um kulturelles, geschichtliches, politisches und wirtschaftliches Wissen über Portugal. Es soll zum einen die Möglichkeit bieten, bereits Bekanntes abzufragen und noch ein paar Informationen über Portugal hinzu zu lernen. Die Karten können kopiert, erweitert und in jeglicher Weise verändert werden (z.B. mit Corel). Drucken Sie sich hierzu das Spielbrett, die Anleitung und die Spielkarten aus.
Understanding other people's languages, cultures, etiquettes and taboos is of great value to the traveller or visiting business person. Scroll down the page for information on a selected number of countries. Topics include language, useful phrases, the society, culture, business and social etiquettes. You can access Useful Phrases here or through the corresponding country.
Chapter 5 Imagine this scene - you are inspecting a house with the possibility of purchasing it and you open a bathroom door to see a woman sitting naked in a bathtub. How would you expect the surprised woman to react? A British or American woman would cover her breasts with one hand and her genitals with the other, while a Swedish woman would cover only her genitals. A Muslim woman would cover her face, a Sumatran woman would cover her knees and a Samoan only her navel. We Were Having Pizza at the Time
Disclaimer: Culture influences patterns of thinking which are reflected in the meaning people attach to various aspects of life and which become crystallized in the institutions of a society. This does not imply that everyone in a given society is programmed in the same way: there are considerable differences between individuals.