It is worth paying attention to the following points at business meetings in Poland:
At meetings with Polish businessmen, attention should be paid to the following points:
- Giving business cards to all those present on the Polish side is an accepted custom.
There is no need for cards printed in Polish.
- The accepted dress for business meetings is formal, a suit and tie for men and a suit or dress for women.
- It is customary to shake hands at business meetings.
If you are a businesswoman from the west, you may be given a kiss on the hand.
It is not customary for a western businessman to kiss the hand of a female Polish colleague.
- At meetings with people with whom you are acquainted, giving flowers is an accepted custom.
Care should be taken in such a case to ensure that an odd number of flowers is not given.
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