Passport South Africa

Your Pocket Guide to South African Business, Customs & Etiquette

by Charles Mitchell,

Passport South Africa contains detailed information about South African business practices, negotiating styles, customs, etiquette, government, view of foreigners, and much more.

Success in international business is not just about your product and service or your terms and delivery schedule.

Success in international business is about people, traditions and relationships.

Passport SOUTH AFRICA will help you:

  • Avoid cultural faux pas
  • Learn about South African values and beliefs
  • Understand the reasons behind the actions
  • Develop an effective negotiating style

Don't leave without your Passport!

South Africa Quick Look
Chapter 1: Country Facts
Chapter 2: The South Africans
Chapter 3: Cultural Stereotypes
Chapter 4: Regional Differences
Chapter 5: Government & Business
Business Environment
Chapter 6: The Work Environment
Chapter 7: Women in Business
Chapter 8: Making Connections
Chapter 9: Strategies for Success
Chapter 10: Time
Chapter 11: Business Meetings
Chapter 12: Negotiating with South Africans
Chapter 13: Business Outside the Law
Chapter 14: Names & Greetings
Customs & Etiquette
Chapter 15: Communication Styles
Chapter 16: Customs
Chapter 17: Dress & Appearance
Chapter 18: Reading South Africans
Chapter 19: Entertaining
Chapter 20: Socializing
Additional Information
Chapter 21: Basic Phrases
Chapter 22: Correspondence
Chapter 23: Useful Telephone Numbers
Chapter 24: Books & Internet Addresses

Charles Mitchell was a general news reporter for the Rand Daily Mail in Johannesburg and served as a South African-based foreign correspondent for United Press International. Since then, he has visited the country frequently, writing about both business and lifestyle issues. Currently, he is Director of Publications for a New York-based business consulting firm that specializes in global equity and bond markets.

Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip

  • World Trade Press; December 2008
  • ISBN 9781607801016
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Passport South Africa
  • Author: Charles Mitchell; Barbara Szerlip (ed.)
  • Imprint: World Trade Press