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Global Business Etiquette by
Publication Date: 2012-02-22
Provides critical information that businesspeople--both for men and women--need to understand the dynamics of cross-cultural communication, avoid embarrassing and costly gaffes, and succeed in business outside of the United States. Topics covered include conversation topics that are considered appropriate for different situations; how to make a positive good impression; dress and travel; attitudes toward religion, education, status, and social class; and cultural variations in public behavior. Information is provided about the United States at the end of each chapter about the ten countries that Americans do the most business with to benefit international readers.
Passport to Success by
Publication Date: 2008-11-30
In Passport to Success, Jeanette Martin and Lillian Chaney apply their expertise in business etiquette, training, and intercultural communications to present a practical guide to conducting business successfully around the world. Each chapter in this book presents in-depth information on the business environment and culture in the top twenty trading partners of the United States: Canada, Mexico, Japan, China, United Kingdom, Germany, South Korea, Netherlands, France, Singapore, Taiwan, Belgium, Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Malaysia, Italy, India, and Israel. Chapters contain both practical tips and illustrative examples, and the book concludes with a listing of resources (books, magazines, organizations, and Web sites) for additional information.
How to Negotiate Anything with Anyone Anywhere Around the World by
Publication Date: 2008-04-02
This new, updated edition of this long-trusted guide provides readers with the savvy they need to negotiate with finesse and ease, no matter where they are. The book provides expert advice on business practices, transactions, and attitudes throughout the world. Now expanded to include 63 countries, the book has been updated to reflect changes in the international scene as well as up-to-the-minute topics like foreign outsourcing and multicultural work teams that increasingly characterize present-day work relationships. Organized in an easy-to-access, quick-reference format, this bestselling guide is a passport to worldwide negotiation skills--and greater business success.
Do's and Taboos Around the World by
Call Number: HF5387 .D66 1990
Publication Date: 1990-02-21
When does a nod mean ``no''? In what countries is a handshake an insult? Where is the gift of a clock or watch considered the ``kiss of death''? In a lively blend of tips, facts, and cautionary tales, this fascinating guide tells travellers how to dress, exchange gifts, deal with unusual food, pronounce names, and interpret body language in 96 countries. Revised and updated, the Second Edition of this informative and fun-to-read guide remains the standard reference to good etiquette around the world.