Description - Etiquette Guide to China by Boye Lafayette De Mente
This essential guide to Chinese etiquette will make embarrassing social blunders a thing of the past! Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, whether your stay will be long or short, your visit to China will be more pleasurable and effective if you understand your host culture and how to work within it. Etiquette Guide to China is a vital guide for visitors to the world's newest financial superpower. Learn the essentials of interacting, such as how to address people you meet, if you should bow or shake hands, and how to behave out on the town, in the boardroom or when attending a wedding. Filled with practical advice on minding your manners in China, Etiquette Guide to China will be the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip."Before the incoming administration's trade reps sit down with their counterparts in Beijing - or Washington - they might want to glance at this breezy, 191-page, CliffsNotes-type take on understanding contemporary Chinese culture, mores and manners."-Robert McCabe, Virginian Pilot. See the article here.
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(203mm x 133mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Boye Lafayette De Mente
Boye Lafayette De Mente has been involved with Japan, China, and Korea since the late 1940s as a member of a U.S. intelligence agency, student, trade journalist, editor, and author working out of Tokyo, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore. He is a graduate of Jochi University in Tokyo and The American Institute for Foreign Trade (now Thunderbird: The School of Global Management). He is the author of more than 30 books on Asia, including Instant Chinese: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words & Phrases and Survival Chinese: How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear-Instantly.