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  • Writer's pictureKostas Voutsas

Cross Cultural Awareness

Updated: Jan 6, 2022

Did you know?

In Japan, the OK gesture means money.

The V sign in Australia is an insulting gesture.

In Japan, when they present you with a present, don’t open it immediately. Thank the giver and open it later.

Do not tip in Iceland. It is offensive behavior.

Cross Cultural AwarenessAvoid handing documents with your left hand in Middle Eastern countries.

The OK gesture in France means zero.

Italians maintain closer proximity compared to Americans.

In Mexico building a relationship before business is crucial.

The V sign in Indonesia means number two.

Red in India indicates purity.

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