Philippines - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Graham Colin-jonesPhilippines - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide To Customs & Culture by Graham Colin-jones

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

byGraham Colin-jones, Yvonne Quahe Colin-jones

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
Graham Colin-Jones is British by birth, a linguist by training, and an international civil servant by profession. He is also the author of books on English grammar, business letter writing, and report writing. He has lived and worked overseas for twenty-two years and has experienced the realities of living and working in Asian cultures...
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Title:Philippines - 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 - 10:1857333179

ISBN - 13:9781857333176

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