Find out how to manage a German team effectively.
If you've been asked to lead a team in Germany, then you have a lot to look forward to!
Germany is Europe's largest economy, and it's rich in history and culture. It is also a wealthy country, with many skilled professionals and with a lot of natural beauty.
However, managing a German team takes a unique approach; and some of the management techniques that work well in the U.S. or U.K. will be ineffective or even frowned upon here.
In this article, we'll look at how to manage a German team, whether you're relocating, or managing a virtual team from your home base. We'll cover employment law and business etiquette, and we'll look at how you can get the best from your people.
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