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Australia -Culture Smart! appears on Oprah's Austalian Adventure!

Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships.

Culture Smart! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include

* customs, values, and traditions

* historical, religious, and political background

* life at home

* leisure, social, and cultural life

* eating and drinking

* dos, don'ts, and taboos

* business practices

* communication, spoken and unspoken

"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." Sunday Times Travel

"... the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries." Global Travel

"...full of fascinating-as well as common-sense-tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas." Observer

"...as useful as they are entertaining." Easyjet Magazine

"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." New York Times

Synopsis:

Culture Smart! guides offer illuminating and essential insights into culture and society. They will help you to turn your visit - whether for business or pleasure - into a memorable and enriching experience.

About the Author

BARRY PENNEY is an Australian teacher, trainer, and management executive. After graduating from the University of Adelaide, he worked in education before specializing in sales, sales management, and marketing for several multinational corporations. He went on to study at The Australian Administrative Staff College, Victoria. Barry has lived and worked in the United States, Britain, and Turkey. On returning to Australia he established a management training business. He has devised and conducted marketing and presentation courses, has published several short stories, and teaches English to foreign language students. He is an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857333107
Author:
Penney, Barry
Publisher:
Kuperard
Location:
N
Subject:
Australia & Oceania - General
Subject:
Australia/Oceania - Australia
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Travel-Australia and New Zealand
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
TWO-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS THROUG
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
1.70 in.

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