Culture Smart! Libya: A Quick Guide to Customs and Etiquette

Culture Smart! Libya: A Quick Guide to Customs and Etiquette

by Roger Jones
     
 

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

Overview

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

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From the Publisher
"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." —Sunday Times Travel

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857334531
Publisher:
Kuperard
Publication date:
02/05/2008
Series:
Culture Smart! Series
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
1,374,660
Product dimensions:
4.47(w) x 6.71(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Roger Jones is an English lecturer and writer specializing in careers, living and working abroad, and classical music. After graduating in modern languages from King’s College, London University, he worked in education for extended periods in several different countries, including Libya. He has written fifteen specialist handbooks on planning to live and work abroad and is the author of Culture Smart! Thailand in this series. 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.

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