Jamaica The Beautiful Country By: Jasmine Tucker Location

Jamaica The Beautiful Country By: Jasmine Tucker Location

Jamaica The Beautiful Country By: Jasmine Tucker Location 50 miles wide 150 miles long North Coast 100 miles south of Cuba 100 miles west of Haiti

Overview *JAMAICA* Was a British colony from 1655 1958 Population: 2,804,332 Motto: Out of Many, One People

Official Language: English Has European roots Constitutional parliamentary democracy. Business Greetings

The most common greeting is the handshake with direct eye contact, and a warm smile. Use the appropriate salutation for the time of day: "good morning", "good afternoon", or "good evening". Address people by their honorific title (Mr., Mrs., or Miss) and their surname. Always wait until invited before

using someone's first name. Business Dress Jamaicans are somewhat formal in the workplace. For men: Conservative shirts and ties are usually expected and most upper management types where suits. For women: nice dresses, blouses, and jacket will

suffice. Most women usually wear heels. Business Card

Name of Business Address and phone number of business Fax number Business owners name Business owners home and e-mail address What the business owner is known for Treat the business card with respect Business Introduction Those of higher status are introduced first President Vice President

Secretary Etc Secretary introduces everyone else Those of higher status are referred to as Boss man or Boss woman Dining Etiquette Table manners are relatively informal. Do not sit down until you are invited to and told where to sit. Table manners are Continental -- the fork is held in the left hand and the knife in the right while eating.

Do not begin eating until the host invites you to start. When not eating, it is acceptable to keep your hands in your lap. Try everything since it demonstrates graciousness. Always use utensils to eat. It is considered polite to finish everything on your plate. Gift Giving Gifts are not usually brought to a first meeting. Make sure that gifts are nicely wrapped.

Conclusion/Overview Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba Official Language: English Motto: Out of Many, One People Meaning: Out of all the different races, we are all one. We are all united Work Cited http://www.culturecrossing.net

http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/gl obal-etiquette/jamaica.html http://www.ehow.com/about_5169377_jamai can-business-etiquette.html http://www.ybiz.org/yabt/upload/jamaica/Ja maicaBLAgenda.pdf

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