It is almost impossible to describe with any level accuracy the ‘norms’ in terms of Polish business structures.
This is not very helpful information – but is reflective of the fluid state of the local business environment. Unlike economies such as Germany, France or the USA, Poland does not have a well-established endemic business culture and any attempt to imbue it with one would be pointless. There are basically three different types of business structures to be encountered locally:
It is absolutely essential that you fully understand the background of the company you want to do business with. If you don’t have access to his information, just go in with a very open mind and keep your eyes open.
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