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Culture Smart! Philippines explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political and cultural background, the guide reveals how to read body language and be aware of potential pitfalls in communication, and at the same time provide the cultural essentials business travellers need to successfully develop working relations in Philippines. Culture Smart! Philippines enables the reader to get the most out of trip, whether on business, or pleasure. Culture Smart! provides rare insights, and practical guidance, into cultures. The values, behaviour and customs of peoples have been formed over centuries which is why the unique information in Culture Smart! guides do not date in the same way as ordinary travel guides. Culture Smart! enables you to step into a world untouched by other guidebooks.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781857333176
ISBN-10: 1857333179
Format: Paperback
(170mm x 113mm x 11mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Kuperard
Publisher: Kuperard
Publish Date: 9-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Yvonne Colin-Jones

Graham Colin-Jones is British by birth, a linguist by training, and an international civil servant by profession. He is also the author of books on English grammar, business letter writing, and report writing. He has lived and worked overseas for twenty-two years and has experienced the realities of living and working in Asian cultures, including fifteen years in the Philippines. Yvonne Quahe Colin-Jones is Singaporean by birth, a sociologist by training, and a cross-cultural trainer and relocation professional. She is also an author of the book. We Remember: Cameos of Pioneer Life, a social history of Singapore using oral history as a medium of documentation. She has lived most of her life overseas.