Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands, Latin America: How to Do Business in 18 Latin American Countries
This volume explores how people from various cultures perceive information and negotiate business deals. It covers topics such as gift-giving, value systems, cognitive styles and personal space.
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Titles and Forms of Address in LatinAmerican Countries
Why Learn a Foreign Language?
Contacts and Resources
Seeing Red International Colors and Symbols
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