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Do's and Taboos Around the World / Edition 3
     

Do's and Taboos Around the World / Edition 3

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by Roger E. Axtell
 

ISBN-10: 0471595284

ISBN-13: 9780471595281

Pub. Date: 06/28/1993

Publisher: Wiley

The ultimate guide to international behavior-now completely updated and expanded!

"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

Overview

The ultimate guide to international behavior-now completely updated and expanded!

"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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471595281
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
660,209
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

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.
Postscript.
Appendix.
Index.

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Do's and Taboos Around the World 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Mr. Axtell blazed a trail for his imitators to follow. While the book is slightly dated, it is a quick read and offers many practical insights that any first-time traveler to a different culture will find valuable.