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Slovakia PowerPoint Content

Slovakia PowerPoint Content

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Business travel does not simply entail getting on a plane and going to a meeting. Often there are unforeseen cultural barriers, and with prior knowledge, these can be overcome to make your trip a success.
This Slovakia PowerPoint will teach you about the country’s culture, customs, family life, gender roles, cuisine, etiquettes for dining, social and business interactions, and much more to assist you in your travels.
Did you know that Slovakia has more forests than any other European country or region? Or that Spis Castle in Slovakia is the largest fortified castle in central Europe?
This Slovakia Power Point highlights these facts and much more including: 18 Points on General Information, 12 Points on Family Life, 20 Points on Food, 15 Points on Food Etiquette, 14 Points on Social Etiquette, 23 Points on Business Etiquette, and 15 Points on Trivia.
Business travel does not simply entail getting on a plane and going to a meeting. Often there are unforeseen cultural barriers, and with prior knowledge, these can be overcome to make your trip a success.
This Slovakia PowerPoint will teach you about the country’s culture, customs, family life, gender roles, cuisine, etiquettes for dining, social and business interactions, and much more to assist you in your travels.
Did you know that Slovakia has more forests than any other European country or region? Or that Spis Castle in Slovakia is the largest fortified castle in central Europe?
This Slovakia Power Point highlights these facts and much more including: 18 Points on General Information, 12 Points on Family Life, 20 Points on Food, 15 Points on Food Etiquette, 14 Points on Social Etiquette, 23 Points on Business Etiquette, and 15 Points on Trivia.

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Published by: Andrew E. Schwartz on Jun 07, 2011
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Slovakia

Family Life

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Women and men have equal rights under the law, including property and inheritance rights Nearly all Slovakians are literate
± Schooling is compulsory for ten years, from age 6 ± 16 ± There is no fee to attend university ± Admission is highly competitive ± There are 13 universities, the oldest is Comenius University in Bratislava

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Social Etiquette

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Greetings are warm yet not overly emotive
± The most common greeting will be a handshake, direct eye contact and the relevant greeting for the time of day: "dobré rano" (good morning), "dobré popoludne" (good afternoon), and "dobru noc" (good evening) ± The informal greeting "ahoj" (hi) is often used among friends

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Business Etiquette

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Slovak businesspeople initially take a formal and distant approach to people in business
± Be prepared for a seemingly cold reception at first ± This approach is however changing as a younger generation becomes more involved in business ± They are more willing to dispense of protocol and a slightly lower level of formality will be used

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Trivia

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Famous people or families from Slovakia:
± Actors: Angelina Jolie, Paul Newman, John Malkovich, Peter Lorre ± Artists: Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly, Martin Benka, Ludovit Fulla, Vincent Hloznik ± Songwriter/singer: Paul Simon ± Movie director: Ivan Reitmann

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