Netherlands - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Sheryl BucklandNetherlands - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Sheryl Buckland

Netherlands - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture

bySheryl Buckland

Paperback | September 1, 2006

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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

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Sheryl Buckland is an English management trainer and consultant who has worked for public and private organizations in Britain and the Netherlands. A member of the British Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, she holds a BA (Hons.) degree in English and European Thought and Literature and an MA in Education. In 1995 she moved ...

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Title:Netherlands - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & CultureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 6.75 × 4.25 × 0.5 inPublished:September 1, 2006Publisher:KuperardLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1857333128

ISBN - 13:9781857333121

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely worth the money This book was great. Concise, easy to carry, lightweight and well organized. You learn the history of the country in the beginning along with sections on doing business, manners, food, language, customs. It's a lot in a small paperback. If going there, you will need this book for the basic stuff.
Date published: 2017-07-18

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"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." —Sunday Times Travel