Chile - Culture Smart!: a quick guide to customs and etiquette

Chile - Culture Smart!: a quick guide to customs and etiquette

by Caterina Perrone

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Chile - Culture Smart!: a quick guide to customs and etiquette by Caterina Perrone

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781857333411
Publisher: Kuperard
Publication date: 06/05/2007
Series: Culture Smart! Series
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 717,646
Product dimensions: 4.42(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Caterina Perrone works in the media and information sectors across Europe and Latin America. She holds an MA in Translation Studies and Economics from the University of Mainz (Germany) and an MSc in Globalization and Latin American Development from the Institute of the Studies of the Americas (University of London and London School of Economics). She lived in Chile for two years, where she worked both in the business and the nonprofit sectors, and spent months traveling to the most remote corners of the country.

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