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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:

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

About the Author

ANGELA MILLIGAN specializes in preparing individuals and families from Europe and North America for expatriate life, an important aspect of which is cultural awareness training. She has lived and worked in many parts of East Asia, as well as in Australia, Belgium, and the Argentine, and has briefed several major international companies on Singapore. Her publications include How to Survive in Style, a practical reference guide for newly arrived expatriates to Britain, and the Simple Guide to Australia. Angela is a graduate in history from the University of East Anglia and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781857333183
Author:
Milligan, Angela
Publisher:
Kuperard
Location:
N
Subject:
Asia - Southeast
Subject:
Travel-Southeast Asia
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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Business » General
Business » Management
Reference » Etiquette
Travel » Asia » Southeast Asia
Travel » General

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