25 Books to Read Before You Die
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Original Essays | August 18, 2014

Ian Leslie: IMG Empathic Curiosity



Today, we wonder anxiously if digital media is changing our brains. But if there's any time in history when our mental operations changed... Continue »
  1. $18.89 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Business- International

More copies of this ISBN

The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors

by

The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Avoid business blunders with… Do’s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post." —The New Yorker America hosts some 41 million international visitors who spend $50 billion dollars each year while mixing trade and tourism. Do’s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors offers hosts an indispensable guide to everything from entertaining and business protocol to the role of interpreters and corporate gift giving. You’ll find:
  • List of tips by country on specific aspects of hosting and other valuable resources and references
  • Guidance for doing business with special groups, such as the British and Japanese
  • What foreign guests find peculiar about American dining, social drinking, and office protocol
With the information in Do’s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors, you’ll make your clients and colleagues’ visits more pleasant and avoid social mistakes that could ruin a deal. Instead, you’ll gain a competitive edge by laying an important cornerstone of a good business relationship. "Hosting international visitors plays an essential part in successfully competing globally. This book provides most of the answers—and it’s entertaining besides." —Robert F. Froehlke, President & CEO IDS Mutual Fund Group

Synopsis:

Avoid business blunders with Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post." The New Yorker America hosts some 41 million international visitors who spend $50 billion dollars each year while mixing trade and tourism. Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors offers hosts an indispensable guide to everything from entertaining and business protocol to the role of interpreters and corporate gift giving. You ll find:

* List of tips by country on specific aspects of hosting and other valuable resources and references

* Guidance for doing business with special groups, such as the British and Japanese

* What foreign guests find peculiar about American dining, social drinking, and office protocol

With the information in Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors, you ll make your clients and colleagues visits more pleasant and avoid social mistakes that could ruin a deal. Instead, you ll gain a competitive edge by laying an important cornerstone of a good business relationship. "Knowing the appropriate protocol, customs, and etiquette when hosting business guests from overseas can often be more significant than the business discussion itself. This book provides all that and more." William A. Guenther, Manager, The Council House, Official Guest Facility of S.C. Johnson Wax Company

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-222) and index.

About the Author

ROGER E. AXTELL, retired vice president, Worldwide Marketing for The Parker Pen Company, spent 26 years living and traveling abroad. The author of the bestselling Do's and Taboos Around the World and Do's and Taboos of International Trade: A Small Business Primer, he is also a popular after-dinner speaker on international business and behavior. Mr. Axtell is currently Special Assistant for Business to the Governor of Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Hosting as a Business Skill.

How Others View Americans.

How to Entertain.

Dining Differences.

Social Drinking.

Business Protocol.

``Home-and-Home Business Entertainment: A Case Study.

How to Use Interpreters.

Gift-Giving.

Doing Business with Three Special Groups.

More Tips for Good Hosting.

Tip List.

Appendices.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471515708
Author:
Axtell, Roger E.
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons
Author:
Axtell
Author:
Axtell, Roger E.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Entertaining
Subject:
Etiquette
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
Business Etiquette
Subject:
Exports & Imports
Subject:
Diplomatic etiquette
Subject:
Visitors, Foreign
Subject:
Visitors, Foreign -- United States.
Subject:
Business entertaining.
Subject:
Business entertaining -- United States.
Subject:
Business etiquette -- United States.
Subject:
Business - General
Subject:
General & Introductory Business & Management
Copyright:
Series Volume:
139
Publication Date:
April 1990
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9.16x5.92x.66 in. .75 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Successful Global Account... New Hardcover $58.95
  2. Changing Roles State Intervention.... New Trade Paper $34.95
  3. Do's and Taboos of Humor Around the... New Trade Paper $19.00

Related Subjects

Business » Accounting and Finance
Business » General
Business » Import and Export
Business » International
Business » Management
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » History

The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.50 In Stock
Product details 256 pages John Wiley & Sons - English 9780471515708 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Avoid business blunders with Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post." The New Yorker America hosts some 41 million international visitors who spend $50 billion dollars each year while mixing trade and tourism. Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors offers hosts an indispensable guide to everything from entertaining and business protocol to the role of interpreters and corporate gift giving. You ll find:

* List of tips by country on specific aspects of hosting and other valuable resources and references

* Guidance for doing business with special groups, such as the British and Japanese

* What foreign guests find peculiar about American dining, social drinking, and office protocol

With the information in Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors, you ll make your clients and colleagues visits more pleasant and avoid social mistakes that could ruin a deal. Instead, you ll gain a competitive edge by laying an important cornerstone of a good business relationship. "Knowing the appropriate protocol, customs, and etiquette when hosting business guests from overseas can often be more significant than the business discussion itself. This book provides all that and more." William A. Guenther, Manager, The Council House, Official Guest Facility of S.C. Johnson Wax Company

spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.