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
Kuperard; September 2006
- ISBN 9781787020498
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- Title: Czech Republic - Culture Smart!
- Author: Nicole Rosenleaf-Ritter; Culture Smart!
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"As useful as they are entertaining." —Easyjet Magazine
About The Author
Nicole Rosenleaf-Ritter is a writer and editor specializing in the post-Communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkans, and the former Soviet Union. After earning an MA from Yale University in Russian and East European Studies in 1998 and then working for international travel and life icon Transitions Abroad Magazine, Nicole moved to the Czech Republic with her husband. She lived and worked in Prague–primarily as an editor for the Internet magazine and journalism training nonprofit Transitions Online–for more than four years, moving back to her home state of Montana in 2004 with her family.