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Do's and Taboos Around The World, 3rd Edition

Do's and Taboos Around The World, 3rd Edition

Roger E. Axtell (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-59528-1

Jun 1993

208 pages

Select type: Paperback

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The ultimate guide to international completely updated and expanded! Do's and Taboos Around the World 3rd Edition "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post." --The New Yorker "Can help you make friends [and] avoid travel trouble." --BusinessWeek " to read." --Steve Birnbaum The first two editions of Do's and Taboos Around the World helped thousands of high-powered executives and tourists avoid the missteps and misunderstandings that plague the world traveler. This updated and expanded Third Edition provides even more facts, tips, and cautionary tales--gleaned from the experiences of more than five hundred international business travelers--as well as:
* Information on protocol, customs, and etiquette; hand gestures and body language; tipping; American jargon; and the international communications crisis
* Up-to-date advice on dealing with the monumental changes in Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe, the People's Republic of China, and other locales
* A new chapter on business gift-giving and gift-receiving customs, with country-by-country gift suggestions and precautions
* A special quick reference guide to customs and mores in 96 countries, including revisions and updates from foreign embassies and consulates
Protocol, Customs, and Etiquette.

Hand Gestures and Body Language.

A Quick Guide to the Ways of the World.

Gift Giving and Receiving.

American Jargon and Baffling Idioms.

Tips for Incoming Visitors to the U.S.