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Power Dynamics in the French Workplace

Navigate the power dynamics at play in traditional French firms—what managers expect from their subordinates and how business hierarchies are maintained.

In traditional French firms, managers protect the stiff hierarchies and expect respect and deference within their teams in the workplace. Learn how historical attitudes toward power continue to influence business and government hierarchies. Levels of power and titles continue to be respected, and bypassing a management tier is frowned upon. Review how managers maintain relationship distances in the workplace in order to maintain their respect and authority.