Are there any specific behaviors or body language that should be avoided because of cultural beliefs? if so, what are they?

1. what country did you choose?

2. why did you choose this country?

3. is this country a high or a low context culture?

4. how do people greet each other in a social setting?

5. how do people greet each other in a business meeting?

6. are there gender differences in terms of greetings?

7. how are you expected to dress for a business meeting?

8. is it considered polite to talk about business right after you meeting?

9. is eye contact considered polite or rude?

10. how important is punctuality?

11. how is silence used?

12. what is the etiquette at meals?

13. if invited to dinner or your home, are you expected to bring a gift, and if so, what kind?

14. if you were to give a gift to the person you hope to do business with, what gift should you not give, and why?

15. are there any colors, numbers or flowers that have special significance? if so, provide a few examples.

16. are there any specific behaviors or body language that should be avoided because of cultural beliefs? if so, what are they?

17. what was the most interesting thing you learned, and why?