Description - Etiquette Guide to China by Boye Lafayette De Mente
This essential guide to etiquette in China will make embarrassing social blunders a thing of the past! Whether you're travelling 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" will be your very own personal tour guide to the wonders - and potential pratfalls - of your time in the Middle Kingdom. How should you address people you met on your travels? Should you bow or shake hands? How should you behave if you're out on the town, in the boardroom, or attending a wedding?Answers to these questions and many more will make this book the most indispensable item you'll carry on your trip. This inside look at Chinese social graces explains everything you need to know to be a successful, courteous traveller: hand gestures and body language; how to address the Chinese; dining and restaurant manners; gift giving and celebration in China; entering into and understanding business relationships; how to behave in professional situations; dealing with China's political culture; and the Chinese way of negotiating.
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(203mm x 133mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Author Biography - Boye Lafayette De Mente
Boye Lafayette De Mente is an acknowledged authority on Asia and the author of more than 30 books, including Instant Chinese: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases and Survival Chinese: How to Communicate without Fuss or Fear-Instantly.