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Denmark and the USA, Stories about life in Denmark, Working in Denmark: Danish Business Culture

Working with Danes: Tips for Americans – Get the book!

Working with Danes: Tips for Americans, Kay Xander Mellish’s new book, is now available in print and eBook form.

Denmark is a great place to do business. Infrastructure is superb, corruption minimal, and the Danes sincerely enjoy a good business deal.

Yet when Americans arrive with their burning ambition and enthusiasm, they sometimes experience tensions with the modest, calm, practical Danes.

This book is a companion volume to last year’s popular book, Working with Americans: Tips for Danes.

Working with Danes: Tips for Americans covers aspects like:

πŸ“˜ Two words to better understand your Danish colleagues
πŸ“˜ The sacred value of time
πŸ“˜ Danish names
πŸ“˜ Flexicurity and unions
πŸ“˜ Americans, turn down the volume!
πŸ“˜ Selling to Danes
πŸ“˜ The Danish calendar, and holiday weeks to avoid
πŸ“˜ Managing Danes
πŸ“˜ Jante Law, and why Danes sometimes underplay their skills
πŸ“˜ Rating systems, and why Danes and Americans rate things differently
πŸ“˜ Denmark is not just Copenhagen
πŸ“˜ Differing concepts of privacy
πŸ“˜ Gender equality in Denmark
πŸ“˜ Danish meetings
πŸ“˜ Don’t say “let’s have lunch” unless you mean it

And much more.

The book also includes tips on dining, driving, and diversity in Denmark, plus tips on what to wear, how to give gifts, and why someone might put a Danish flag on your desk on your birthday.

It also includes a short section with ideas for how to prepare for long-term stays in Denmark.

The book is available on Saxo, Amazon, and directly from our webshop.

Or visit our Books about Denmark page for information about all our books, including How to Work in Denmark: Tips for finding a job, succeeding at work, and understanding your Danish boss; How to Live in Denmark: An entertaining guide for foreigners and their Danish friends; and Top 35 Mistakes Danes Make in English.

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