As a PM, you may be managing a project for a client or working with an off-site team member from Greece. Understanding these cultural differences before your initial engagement will help you create a successful collaboration.
Corporate Etiquette in Greece
While they may be late to a business meeting, your counterparts in Greece will expect you to be punctual. Prepare for informal meetings, possibly with no established agenda, that will most likely be with the owner or his/her most trusted second. Greeks prefer in person contact and value establishing trust.
The workday starts early, ends at lunchtime, but may start up again in the evening. Be sure to get things in writing with appropriate signatures, and be prepared to meet on the same topic more than once, as Greeks value unanimous decisions. Read the Complete Article