The following snippet from one of my lectures in the KBC Professional Certification Program is now part of the ebook Korean Business Etiquette Guide: Take an Essential Step Toward Your Business Goals in Korea!
From the lecture in Chapter 6 of Korean Business Etiquette Guide: Take an Essential Step Toward Your Business Goals in Korea!
"What do you call a Korean named Kim who is a Ph.D.-holder and a university professor? Professor Kim or Dr. Kim?
"What do you call the president of a large company named Lee who is also a Ph.D. holder? Is she President Lee or Dr. Lee?
"What should you call the owner of a one-person company named Jung who has a Ph.D.? President Jung or Dr. Jung?
"What do you call your physician named Yoo? Dr. Yoo?
"Bonus Question #1 – What do you call a professor named Choi who holds a Ph.D., but whom you are currently talking with at a meeting of an association on which the professor is serving as head of the board of directors?
"Bonus Question #2 – What do you call a professor named Ryu whose son named Jaeweon is on your son’s basketball team, who’s about your age and who you’re meeting for dinner at a get-together of all the parents of the basketball team members?