Business Hugs Versus Handshakes
How common is it for you to greet the following individuals with a hug instead of a handshake in the United States?
PROFESSIONALS ARE MORE APT TO GREET COWORKERS WITH A HUG TODAY VERSUS FIVE YEARS AGO
|NOT COMMON AT ALL||22%||57%|
BUT HUGGING CLIENTS/BUSINESS CONTACTS REMAINS RARE
|NOT COMMON AT ALL||33%||61%|
Responses may not total 100 percent as some executives answered “Don’t know.”
Source: The Creative Group survey of more than 400 U.S. marketing and advertising executives
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