Russian orthodox and Muslim
Handshake and look eye to eye
Handshake and kiss on cheek
Informal, avoid politics, relaxed mood
Dont talk as much at first, takes time to get to know each other
2-3 feet of space no touching
Arms lenght usually no touching
Eye contact, staring is rude
Whistling is bad. flicking throat= drink
Women might earn lower. Both men and women working
Men are seen as better than women
Race is sensitive subject
Thumbs up is bad. Race is sensitive
Drinking age 21. Smoking is 18
Age laws rarely enforced. Bad fines for drugs
Depends on region. men- Suit and tie is nice
Value is how you dress. Men wear suits
Mr. Miss. Mrs. Fine for recieving and giving cards
Titles are extremely important. Cards are fine.
Titles and Buisness cards
On time. Agendas are followed. Tend not to last that long.
On time. Interruptions are expected. New protocol might be signed.
Hard selling tactics. Usually made by themselves but group is good
Avoid hard selling tactics. Contracts should be to the point
Gifts are nice and opened when given. Chocolate or flowers
Gifts are common. Good flowers and chocolate.
Dress is casual. Not allowed to plagiarize. Lectures are common. Grading is A-F
Mostly casual but some formal dressing. Grades are 2 to 5. 2 is failing and 5 is excellent.
Night clubs and bars.Smoking is acceptable. Men as women out. Men not too aggressive.
Social at parties and bars.Drinking. “Clubs” look speaker in the eyes.