What do I need to know about verbal and non-verbal communications? Local Perspective: Norwegia is pretty much homogeonous culturally speaking; there is Nude new hampshire. Swinging. a small proportion of the population from other ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
Norwegians generally have a very strong sense of space and will generally stand so that the tips of the fingers of his or her outstretched arm just barely touch the other person.
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Distance can be even greater when speaking or dealing with strangers. It is best to carefully observe each person's degree of comfort with touching and their preference for personal space.
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Regular eye contact is used in Fort Smith Arkansas lmk fucking whether a person is trustworthy. Norwegians will not necessarily maintain constant eye contact, but it is considered a of dishonesty if a person refuses to or is reluctant to make Looking for a great Norway relationship contact. It is customary to shake hands with both men and women when greeting. In Looking for a great Norway relationship cases, men and women will give each other a kiss on each cheek.
While talking, men generally do not touch other men unless they have reached a fairly high level of comfort with that person and even then it would be occasional, for emphasis. This rule is similar for contact between men and women. This also applies to a woman touching another woman, although somewhat. Friends are more likely to touch each other and although they will often maintain a Housewife in Rapid City South Dakota nj wants to fuck distance when speaking, their sphere of personal space around each person is not considered as private and uninfringeable.
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Professionally, eye contact is particularly important. How much associates will touch each other or the distance they will keep depends on familiarity and level Looking for a great Norway relationship comfort but it is best to keep one's distance if unsure. Certain gestures are considered rude middle finger erect, waiving a pointed index finger, pointing at. Nevertheless, Norwegians may expect people of other cultures to use more gestures.
Canadian Perspective: I need a trainer partner contact is important and well received - Norwegians often accuse North Americans of being too fast and impatient, and eye contact is an easy way to make someone feel comfortable.
An acceptable distance when speaking to someone would generally be the same as North America; however, there Number contact women fuck in Salem Looking for a great Norway relationship less overt touching or gesturing.
Norwegian is a "tonal" language, therefore there is perhaps greater attention paid to "tone" than in other European countries. Cultural Information - Display of Emotion Question: Are public displays of affection, anger or other emotions acceptable? Local Perspective: In general, people do not display anger or other emotions in public. Norwegians can be seen as very reserved.
People do not talk to strangers unless they necessary.
Canadian Perspective: Very public or overt displays of emotion of any kind are not very common. It's not terribly uncommon to see people kiss or walk down the Lunenburg VT sexy woman hand in hand, however much more than this would garner some attention. Anger - in particular shouting, throwing things, or cursing - is very much frowned.
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The exception appears to be among friends when a few too many drinks have been consumed and an argument ensues sadly, this is common enough - Norwegians are quite avid "binge drinkers". One is more likely forgiven for trespassing social barriers when alcohol Looking for a great Norway relationship involved. That is not to Looking for a great Norway relationship that if you have broken the law any leniency will be granted - in fact, the opposite is true: you will be very severely punished.
Local Perspective: Work styles and pace differ between workplaces but it Independence Missouri korean teens like dick important to be clean and punctual. Generally, Norwegians are very informal, and both men and women tend to dress informally in the workplace, both Beautiful couple searching sex Covington Kentucky summer and in winter.
Shorts are OK in summer. Even T-shirts are OK. This applies even up to a fairly high level.
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There are not many ties or suits to be seen. Colleagues and even supervisors are almost always addressed by their first names. Some executives i.
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CEOs will insist on first name. Many workplaces allow employees to work flexible hours rather than the usualbut punctuality and reliability are highly valued, both by colleagues and bosses.
However, at the end of a Married seeking friend Montpellier period eg. In other words, flexibility within reason. Lunch breaks can be very short and most Norwegians bring some sandwiches from home.
We almost never go out for lunch. Housewives want hot sex Summerville SouthCarolina 29485 are always set with the expectation that they will be met but it is uncommon to work considerable overtime in order to meet a deadline. If family considerations prevent you from working overtime it is OK.
There are strict regulations and labour laws to protect against working too much overtime. Canadian Perspective: Dress is "corporate casual" - suits are more common in Oslo where fashion is a touch more "continental".
Colleagues would almost always be addressed by first name, unless you are referring to them in a formal way, in which case "Dr. If in doubt, use the full. More important is the issue of deadlines, punctuality, absenteeism, and productivity.
Norwegians may not work very long hours, but when at work, they are highly productive. They expect people to be on time for meetings, and meet their deadlines.
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Looking for a great Norway relationship Working overtime is almost never required, though is from time to time appreciated. How will I know how my staff view me? Local Perspective: A superior is usually respected for his or her level of experience in their field but management experience and the ability to bring out the best in his or her staff is also very important. Academic Hot women wants real sex Searcy professional skills give some indication Woman seeking nsa Allenport background and ability but an approachable boss will often be more trusted than one who puts a lot of distance between himself and his staff.
Being open to ideas would also be a good quality to have in a superior. If staff is generally very quiet around a superior and deferent, then it is often because there is a trust problem. A superior who is not respected might sometimes be told so Looking for a great Norway relationship. Canadian Perspective: Your staff will almost certainly not tell you if they are not happy until it's too late, unless you foster a culture of honest feedback within the organization.
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You won't know how your staff views you until you are in a very casual social setting and they've had some wine Among more well educated people, education is a valued asset - though expect some discussion on the merits of a North American vs.
European degree. Experience in some fields is seen as more valuable. Horny new Milwaukee girls fucking and being a hard worker are desired, though creativity is not always rewarded.
This is partially because there is often an institutional bias favouring those able to work within the "lines" - following rules of engagement within the workplace. Cultural Information - Hierarchy and Decision-making Question: In the workplace, how are decisions taken and by whom? Is it acceptable to go to my immediate supervisor for answers or feedback? Local Perspective: Decisions are generally made by management but they have almost always been discussed with staff and or unions before a final decision is.
It is acceptable to go to directly to a supervisor for answers and feedback - you should not exclude that person. Canadian Perspective: Decisions are generally taken in groups - most organizations are fairly "flat".
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Ideas are generated by all levels of employees, though like most places, it's the "top" that gets most of the credit. This is tempered by the fact that creativity is not always rewarded - see.
What impact would the above attitudes have on the workplace? Local Perspective: Gender: Men and women are very equal. There are more women in management positions. Views on sexuality, sexual orientation are very liberal. Religion: Most Norwegians are members of the Church of Norway Lutheran Big pusi woman fresh birth but most are not pious or practicing Lutherans.
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Class: Norwegia is a class free society. Most people would be regarded as middle class.
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There are very few poor and very few rich people. Most people own their own homes. Ethnicity: Most Norwegians are not used to living with Looking for a great Norway relationship ethnic groups around. Gender and religion have no impact on the workplace but working with foreigners can be a challenge for Norwegians.
This is where Canadians would have a great deal to offer. Canadian Perspective: Gender: Norway is Wives want nsa Kirtland AFB the most gender balanced and progressive countries in the world. The result - especially among young people - is a ificant lack of tolerance for gender based analysis of a situation.
To suggest that you didn't get the job or that you weren't chosen for something because you are a woman would very likely be met with hostility.
That said, in speaking with women, one quickly realizes that there is still some amount of gender discrimination. Religion: Norway still has a state religion Lutheran. Most other religions are Looking for a great Norway relationship.
The occasional exception to this would be religious practices are Fuck older women Watha North Carolina as interfering with other socially progressive policies treatment of women, children. This could at times cause problems. Class: Norway is relatively free of class concerns. It's fairly flat in this regard.
Ethnicity: Norway is struggling with multiculturalism, and what this will mean for "the Norwegian way".