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Etiquette Guide to China: Know the Rules That Make the Difference!

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This book is a comprehensive, expert guide to etiquette in China

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, or whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and productive if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for businessmen, tourists, or students travelling to china.

Learn the essentials of interacting, such as manners and etiquette such as how to address people you meet, body language such as if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China is an indispensible book to read before you travel to china or conduct business and trade with China.

The author, Boye Lafayette De Mente worked in Asia for over thirty years as a journalist and business consultant and has long been considered an authority on East Asian business and the culture of China. In this book, he reveals the historical factors, collective traits and individual qualities that determine how the Chinese interact and do business. His is a true insider's view—whether the topic is the legal framework for business development, or the importance of social relationships in China.

This book is broken in to several parts:

  • Part I The Middle Kingdom including—The Origins of Chinese Etiquette, The New China, and Cultural Influences on Chinese Etiquette
  • Part II Minding Your Manners in China including—Personal Etiquette in China and Chinese Meals and Celebrations
  • Part III Business in China including—Foreigners and the Chinese Way of Doing Business and Cultural Influences Vital in Chinese Business
  • Part IV Negotiating in China including—The Chinese Way of Negotiating, Preparing to Negotiate in China, What to Expect While Negotiating, Business Entertainment, When You Are a Host in Your Own Country
  • Also included is an extensive Appendix which includes personal, family, corporate and government titles as well as useful words and expressions in Mandarin Chinese

Book News Annotation:

In this guide, De Mente, author of many books on Asia, provides etiquette tips for those visiting China for business. He presents background on Chinese culture and etiquette, and gives advice on using names, gestures, what to do at meals and celebrations, the Chinese way of doing business, negotiation, business entertainment, hosting Chinese delegations in a native country, and other topics. Select vocabulary and useful phrases are given at the end of the book. There is no bibliography. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Make embarrassing social blunders a thing of the past!

Synopsis:

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower.

Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip.

Synopsis:

Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower.

Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip.

About the Author

Boye Lafayette De Mente is an acknowledged authority on Asia and the author of more than 50 books. He lives in Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804839433
Author:
De Mente, Boye
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
De Mente, Boye Lafayette
Author:
Mente, Boye Lafayette De
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
China
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China Social life and customs.
Subject:
Etiquette -- China.
Subject:
Travel -- China.
Subject:
chinese business; business in china; business etiquitte; chinese customs; chinese manners
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20080631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8 x 5.25 in 8 oz

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Make embarrassing social blunders a thing of the past!
"Synopsis" by , Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower.

Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip.

"Synopsis" by , Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower.

Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip.

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