The Savvy Business Traveler's Guide to Customs and Practices in Other Countries: The Dos and Don'ts to Impress Your Hosts and Make the Sale

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Atlantic Publishing Company, 2008 - Business & Economics - 288 pages

Pack your bags and be whisked away to over 40 different countries.

Did you know red roses should be avoided as gifts in Switzerland, or that women should cover their mouths when they laugh in South Korea? Not every country shares the same customs, religions, and ideas as America, so it is useful to have a guide on how to behave if and when you are doing business in a foreign country. Now, The Savvy Business Traveler‚e(tm)s Guide to Customs and Practices in Other Countries can be your hand-held guide to accompany you as you travel to countries near and far.

This book takes you through each country individually and explains its economic conditions, proper greetings, native foods, religions, etiquette, bargaining and deal making, and customs. By reading and understanding the behaviors expected when you are in each country, you will be better prepared to make the sale and leave a great impression of your company. This book makes it easy for you to navigate yourself around the world and flip the page to whichever country you may be visiting.

Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president‚e(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.

 

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About the author (2008)

Dan Blacharski has been a professional writer and online entrepreneur for over 15 years, and is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has written eight books and ghost-written several others; has produced thousands of print and online features, articles, and columns; and has helped many Internet companies jump into the fray. A refugee from Silicon Valley, Dan was there during the ‚eoedotcom boom,‚e witnessing first-hand the incredible rise and fall of countless empires, and gaining insight into what makes a new-era Internet company succeed or fail. He worked directly with many of these companies, helping them to refine their messaging. Currently, he is also a contributing analyst for Compass Intelligence, a virtual ‚eoethink tank‚e that provides world-class market analytic research. Dan is listed in Marquis‚e(tm) Who‚e(tm)s Who, and as a long-time industry observer and visionary, has often been at the forefront of new innovations in the area of Internet commerce, chronicling their creation, working with start-ups to make them happen, and getting an inside look into where those innovations will lead us in the future. One of Dan‚e(tm)s own entrepreneurial dotcom ventures is We Know The Answers http://www.weknowtheanswers.com, an advertiser supported online informational site. He currently lives in South Bend, Indiana with his lovely wife Charoenkwan, where they enjoy spending time renovating their 120-year-old Victorian home; but having never gotten quite used to the frigid Midwest, they spend their winters in Bangkok.

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