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World Wise: What to Know Before You Go / Edition 1
     

World Wise: What to Know Before You Go / Edition 1

by Lainie Denslow
 

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ISBN-10: 1563673592

ISBN-13: 9781563673597

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

Targeting the global business practitioner, this book bridges the gap between buttoned-up culture textbooks and flippant how-to guides about global business and communication. World Wise covers topics ranging from general etiquette to business philosophies in specific regions of the world. It is suitable both for the seasoned professional involved in international

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Targeting the global business practitioner, this book bridges the gap between buttoned-up culture textbooks and flippant how-to guides about global business and communication. World Wise covers topics ranging from general etiquette to business philosophies in specific regions of the world. It is suitable both for the seasoned professional involved in international business, hoping to sharpen skills, and the newcomer to the global business scene. Denslow seeks to help the reader overcome common cultural misunderstandings and establish effective working relationships around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563673597
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
863,340
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

About the Clock
• Write or Call?
• A Respect for We and Me
• My Pal Al
• The Companies
• Advisors All
• What Did you Learn
• Rivers and Storms: How Old is Old?
• Friends and Foes
• European Union, the Euro Zone, Eastern Europe, EU Expansion
• The Near Orient: Turkey, India, Pakistan, Israel, and the Arab Nations
• The Orient: China, Japan, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong
• Russia, and Newly Independent States
• North America
• New Zealand, Australia
• Africa
• Latin America
• Cars and Clouds
• Practical Matters
• When do We Eat?
• Their Bags Are Packed

TEXT FEATURES
- Interviews with business-people working in an international environment
- Maps and tables illustrating geography, regional alliances and trade relations
- Cartoons representing the lighter side of global business and communication

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