About Your Guide

Your guide to Switzerland:

Paul Dray



About your guide:

This section was put together by Paul Dray, managing director of Euro-Mentor, a multi-faceted management consultancy offering a comprehensive range of integrated services for anyone serious about doing business in Europe. Their expertise includes translation, cross-cultural advice, industry research and analysis, and stratImage:Paul.jpgegy consulting.

Paul Dray studied and taught Modern Languages at Oxford University and worked extensively in European business before founding Euro-Mentor as an association of independent experts in 2001.

Switzerland: About Switzerland – Part 1
An introduction

Switzerland: About Switzerland – Part 2
Some final remarks

Switzerland: Appointment Alert!
Making appointments

Switzerland: Business Dress
Guidelines for business dress

Switzerland: Conversation
Welcome topics of conversation

Switzerland: First Name or Title?
Addressing others with respect

Switzerland: Gift Giving
Selecting and presenting an appropriate business gift

Switzerland: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 1
What you should know before negotiating

Switzerland: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 2
Further advice on negotiating

Switzerland: Let’s Make a Deal! – Part 3
Some final remarks

Switzerland: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 1
Entertaining for business success

Switzerland: Prosperous Entertaining – Part 2
Cuisine, wine, and toasts

Switzerland: Public Behaviour
Acceptable public conduct


Useful Web Sites for Switzerland

Consular Information Sheet

Wikipedia: Switzerland

CIA World Factbook: Switzerland

Lonely Planet: Switzerland

About.com: Switzerland for Visitors

Economist Country Briefings: Switzerland

BBC Country Profiles: Switzerland

World Health Organization: Switzerland