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Ann Marie Sabath, the Amy Vanderbilt of international etiquette, provides a concise, upbeat and authoritative guide to Latin American social and business etiquette. Her manual covers dos and don’ts and includes basic data about each country, including information on history, air travel, telephones, currency, holidays, language, religion, time zones and weather. Her compact volume presents an informative outline that will help you act appropriately at work and at play in 14 Latin American countries. getAbstract recommends this book to those who work with people from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, and to those who travel to these countries on business. Have a good, safe trip, or as they say in Latin America, Vaya con Dios.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What distinguishes Latin American culture and customs,
  • How to conduct business in various Latin American countries and
  • Why establishing personal relationships is a vital part of the business culture.
 

About the Author

Ann Marie Sabath is the author of Business 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 is also the author of two other volumes in the International Business Etiquette series, on Asia and the Pacific Rim and on Europe. 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.

 

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Where Time Is Fluid, Just Say Salud!
In South America, Salud is the most popular toast, whether you’re having a Pisco Sour in Quito or glass of wine in Rio. So when someone raises a toast, you know what to say. And it doesn’t much matter when you say it, because punctuality...

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