Germany's Norms | Germany |

- Germans are expected by their neighbors to clear the fallen leaves from the sidewalk in front of their house, gutters, and front yard every day.

- Greetings are formal.

- If you are invited to a German's house, bring a gift such as chocolates or flowers.

- Arrive on time as punctuality indicates proper planning, Never arrive early.

- Germans will be direct to the point of bluntness.

- In business negotiation make sure your printed material is available in both English and German.

- Men should wear dark colored business suits. Women should wear either business suits or dresses.