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International Business Etiquette in Iraq. Michael Pickens. Key Points. Background Information Appearance Guidelines Working Hours Gift Giving Etiquette Basic Arabic Phrases. Background Information. Official Name: Republic of Iraq Capital: Baghdad Official Language: Arabic

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International Business Etiquette

in Iraq

Michael Pickens

key points
Key Points
  • Background Information
  • Appearance Guidelines
  • Working Hours
  • Gift Giving Etiquette
  • Basic Arabic Phrases
background information
Background Information

Official Name: Republic of Iraq

Capital: Baghdad

Official Language: Arabic

Religion: Islam

Population: 28,221,180

Time Difference: +8hrs

http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/iraq.html

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http://iraqslogger.powweb.com/downloads/IRAQOVERVIEW10_5_07.pdf?PHPSESSID=5428def7b492ec4ccdf478fdbf6aaff9http://iraqslogger.powweb.com/downloads/IRAQOVERVIEW10_5_07.pdf?PHPSESSID=5428def7b492ec4ccdf478fdbf6aaff9
appearance guidelines
Appearance Guidelines
  • Despite the heat, most of the body must always remain covered.
  • Suit and tie are required for men at meetings.
  • Women should always wear modest clothing. Hair covered with scarf.
working hours
Working Hours
  • Sat-Thurs 8am – 4pm.
  • Friday is Islamic holy day.
  • Make appointments in advance.
  • Punctuality is a must.
  • Interruptions are common.
  • http://www.islamcan.com/audio/adhan/index.shtml
gift giving etiquette
Gift Giving Etiquette
  • Pastries, cookies, chocolates
  • Flowers to the hostess.
  • Small gift for children.
  • Gifts are given with both hands.
  • Gifts aren’t open when received.
basic arabic
Basic Arabic

Assalaam Alaikum -Peace be upon youthe reply is:Wa Alaikum assalaam -And peace be upon youMarhabbah - hellothe reply is:Marhabbteen – hello

Shukran -thank you (very much)

the reply is:Aafwaan -you're welcome

http://www.grapeshisha.com/common-Arabic-phrases.html

basic arabic1
Basic Arabic

Naam - yesAywa - yeah/okLa - noMin fudluk - pleaseShoo? - what?Shoofi mafi? -what's up? or what's the matter?Shoohada? - what is this?Mafi mushkil -no problemItfudul -by my guest / my pleasure

http://www.grapeshisha.com/common-Arabic-phrases.html

basic arabic numbers
Basic ArabicNumbers

0 -siffr1 -wahid2 -itnain3 -thalatha4 -arba5 -khumsah6 -settah7 -sabaa8 -thamaaneeya9 -tissaa10 -asharah11 -ihdashaar12- ithnashaar13 -thalathashaar14 - arbaatashaar15 -khamstashaar

http://www.grapeshisha.com/common-Arabic-phrases.html

recap
Recap
  • Background Information
  • Appearance Guidelines
  • Working Hours
  • Gift Giving Etiquette
  • Basic ArabicPhrases

http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/country-profiles.html