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Description - Namibia - Culture Smart! by Sharri Whiting

Culture Smart! Namibia provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behaviour in Namibia, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. This concise guide will 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! 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: 9781857334739
ISBN-10: 1857334736
Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
Imprint: Kuperard
Publisher: Kuperard
Publish Date: 11-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Sharri Whiting

Sharri Whiting is an international consultant and lecturer, with an MSc in communications management from Simmons College, Boston. Her work has taken her to the American University of Rome, Leiden University, the European School of Economics, and the University of Texas, among others. She has written widely on issues facing executives and dual-career couples working abroad. Sharri spent four years in Namibia and has written about the country for Air Namibia s Flamingo, Travel News Namibia, and for major American publications. She was a guest lecturer at the University of Namibia, head judge for the Namibian Business Woman of the Year Awards, and a speaker before the Namibian Business and Professional Women s Association. She also writes about food, wine, and travel, and wrote the Top Ten Guide to Rome (2001). She is married to Piero De Masi, former Ambassador of Italy to Namibia. They live in Italy and the USA, and spend several weeks a year in Namibia."