Kwintessential’s guides are great when you need to do a bit of quick research on the culture, customs, manners, etiquette and values of people from other countries. Let’s take a closer look at France today (link to: kintessential.co.uk).
Would you agree with me that learning about other cultures can help us understand how people in other regions live and think? I think it’s a valuable exercise.
If you’re interested in the French business culture, you might like to read this article here (link to: businessculture.org). You might also like to read this article entitled “Working with the French“, which I can highly recommend.
So France is not the land of the 35-hour workweek, long lunches and even longer vacations? Read the BBC article to bust the myth (link to: bbc.com). And you’ll see that the French work longer part-time hours than their peers!