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Do's and Taboos Around The World

Do's and Taboos Around The World
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780471595281
ISBN 10: 471595284
Edition: 3
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 1993-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
List Price: $24.00

The ultimate guide to international behavior.now 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 "Helpful.fun 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


New edition of a popular compendium of quick notes on customs, arranged by country. Where gift-giving is appropriate, pens are often prescribed; the reason: these tips and tricks are compiled from the experiences of Parker Pen Company employees. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)