Business Culture In India ( Group 4 – English 4 )

Business Culture In India ( Group 4 – English 4 )


[Music] welcome to India the world’s largest democracy in the world second largest population Indian etiquettes quite formal and somewhat conservative many customs and points of etiquette within the Indian culture are based on the two ideas of humility and purity be less to say Indian etiquettes quite unique come join us exploring Indian social etiquette Indian business etiquette there are certain business etiquette manners many must be familiar with when doing business in India there are many differences in negotiation tactics business card protocol and sitting and presenting yourself during meetings there are several things to keep in mind as well as things to avoid it is important to understand Indian business etiquette to be sure you are not insulting or offensive as well as to build good business relationships for success and future endeavors here we will look into the initial meeting of your Indian business partner and shaking hands to exchanging business cards as well as what to expect throughout the meetings a short and light not firm handshake is a customary start to a business meeting it is important to note that titles are important in India when communicating with business partners it is a must to address them using correct titles business cards should be exchanged at the beginning of a business meeting have an adequate supply of business cards that will be sufficient for all those present at the meeting meetings in India will generally begin with friendly small talk this may include personal questions about your family and is seen as a way of building relationships and Trust before business Indians appreciate punctuality but may not reciprocate it it is advisable to make appointments at least one month in advance and confirm them when arriving in India a flexible schedule will prove useful keeping these Indian business etiquette in mind should ensure you a successful meeting leaving the accidental aggression and offense behind and allowing a business relationship to flourish

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