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Publisher Comments:

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

* do's, 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:

"A quick guide to customs & culture."--Cover.

Synopsis:

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

About the Author

ROGER JONES is a lecturer and writer specializing in careers, living and working abroad, and classical music. After graduating from Kings College, London University, he worked in education for extended periods in many countries around the world, including several years in Thailand and Cambodia. He has written eight handbooks, including Teaching Abroad, Getting a Job Abroad, How to Master Languages, Retire Abroad, and How to Manage Your Career. He is a member of the Career Writers Association and the Society of Authors, and was formerly a member of the Chartered Institute of Management and the Institute of Administrative Management.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857333145
Subtitle:
culture
Publisher:
Kuperard
Author:
Jones, Roger
Location:
N
Subject:
Asia - Southeast
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Travel-Southeast Asia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture
Publication Date:
September 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
TWO-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS THROUG
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
1.70 in.

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