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; October 2006
- ISBN 9781857335569
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- Title: New Zealand - Culture Smart!
- Author: Sue Butler
In The Press
"As useful as they are entertaining." —Easyjet Magazine
About The Author
Sue Butler is an English writer who lived and worked in New Zealand for three years. After gaining two Honors degrees, in philosophy and psychology, she worked in advertising, public relations, and crisis management, coauthoring a book on the subject. She has been a journalist and magazine editor, and has managed her own PR company. While in New Zealand Sue contributed to several magazines, and traveled widely throughout the country. She and her husband now live in the wine-growing region of the Western Cape in South Africa.