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Avoid Foreign Faux Pas: 14 Office Customs around the World

When (working) in Rome, know the customs

In addition to the fun factor, understanding the trends, culture, and habits of international workplaces is more important than ever in a business world that continues to grow smaller due to technology.

Particularly when the success of a meeting or relationship is dependent upon your knowledge, be sure to educate yourself and stick to the adage, "When in Rome (or Vienna or Paris, etc.) do as the Romans (or Viennese or Parisians, etc.) do."