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Ann Marie Sabath ever so politely documents the social and business etiquette practiced in 13 Asian and Pacific Rim countries. Chock full of practical "do’s and don’ts," the book includes plenty of basic information about each country, including history, air travel, telephone, currency, holidays, language, religion, time zones and weather. To fit so much into only 200 pages, the author presents only the most important highlights and writes in a concise, authoritative, yet upbeat style. getAbstract recommends this book to those doing business in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, and to those doing business elsewhere with men and women from these countries. And, just remember what Mom said, "Mind your manners wherever you go so they’ll know you weren’t raised in a barn."

In this summary, you will learn

  • How Eastern business etiquette is different from Western; and
  • How to do business in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, New Zealand, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
 

About the Author

Ann Marie Sabath is the author of Etiquette and Business Etiquette in Brief. She is the founder and president of At Ease, Inc., which specializes in domestic and international business etiquette. She has trained employees of many major companies, including Fidelity Investments, the Huffy Corporation, Saks Fifth Avenue, Deloitte and Touche, MCI Telecommunications and the Marriott Corporation.

 

Summary

A Different Kind of Etiquette
In Asia and The Pacific Rim, business and social customs vary widely from those in the United States and other Western countries. Any Westerner going to the East will find that - except in Australia and New Zealand - many customs are based upon principles ...

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