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The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia: Everything You Need to Know for Business and Travel Success

The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia: Everything You Need to Know for Business and Travel Success

Dean Foster

ISBN: 978-0-471-36949-3

May 2000

352 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$23.00

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Everything You Need to Know for Business and Travel Success

The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia
* Country to country protocols and customs
* International business musts and faux pas
* Dining, hosting, gift giving, and more
* Cross-cultural exploration


The Global Etiquette Series Did you know:
* In Indonesia, you should always present your business card with both hands?
* You might offend your Japanese hosts by refilling your own teacupat dinner or forgetting to refill theirs?


In today s high-stakes, highly charged international business world, you simply can t afford a misunderstood gesture, an ill-placed word, or a misinformed judgment. The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia shows both business and leisure travelers how to understand, appreciate, and manage as well as maximize the benefits of the myriad cultural differences that can exist between you and your Asian business hosts.

This fact-filled cultural guidebook provides detailed advice on:

Dining Drinking Speaking Eye contact Hailing a taxi
Dress Negotiating Gift giving Conducting a meeting
Tipping Holidays Dealing with authorities

Just as customs vary greatly between Asia and the West, so do they vary among the diverse nations of Asia. What is proper and expected in Malaysia, for example, may be a deal-breaker in India. The Global Etiquette Guide to Asia will familiarize you with the customs, habits, tastes, and mores of every key Asian nation over forty in all and help you guarantee the mutual respect and acceptance that are vital for keeping every international business relationship agreeable, effective, and successful. Wiley s Global Etiquette Series provides the practical information you need to travel and conduct business in foreign countries and cultures. Each easy-to-navigate reference book is filled with helpful hints, do s and don ts, and other rules of the road for travelers of all types.
THE PACIFIC RIM: IT'S NOT WHAT YOU SAY, BUT HOW YOU SAY IT.

The East Asian Cultures: Japan.

The East Asian Cultures: China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

The East Asian Cultures: South Korea.

The Southeast Asian Cultures: Thailand.

The Southeast Asian Cultures: Indonesia.

The Southeast Asian Cultures: The Philippines.

The Southeast Asian Cultures: Malaysia and Singapore.

The Southeast Asian Cultures of Indochina: Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar (Burma).

The Australasian Cultures: Australia and New Zealand.

SOUTH ASIA, CENTRAL ASIA, AND EURASIA INTENSE INCENSE.

The South Asian Cultures: India.

The South Asian Cultures: Pakistan and Bangladesh.

The South Asian Cultures: Sri Lanka and the Himalayan Kingdoms.

The Central Asian Cultures: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajilistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Afghanistan.

The Eurasian Cultures: Turkey and the Caucasus.

SOUTHWEST ASIA AND THE ASIAN ARAB WORLD HOLINESS AND HUMILITY.

The Gulf Arab Cultures: Saudi Arabia.

The Gulf Arab Cultures: The Gulf Coastal State of Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

The Arab Levantine Cultures: Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan.

The Judaic Levantine Cultures: Israel.

Index.