The ultimate guide to international behavior.now completely updated and expanded! Doa s and Taboos Around the World 3rd Edition "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post." ----The New Yorker "Can help you make friends [and] avoid travel trouble." ----BusinessWeek "Helpful.fun to read." ----Steve Birnbaum The first two editions of Doa s and Taboos Around the World helped thousands of high--powered executives and tourists avoid the missteps and misunderstandings that plague the world traveler.
This updated and expanded Third Edition provides even more facts, tips, and cautionary tales----gleaned from the experiences of more than five hundred international business travelers----as well as: aeo Information on protocol, customs, and etiquette; hand gestures and body language; tipping; American jargon; and the international communications crisis aeo Up--to--date advice on dealing with the monumental changes in Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe, the Peoplea s Republic of China, and other locales aeo A new chapter on business gift--giving and gift--receiving customs, with country--by--country gift suggestions and precautions aeo A special quick reference guide to customs and mores in 96 countries, including revisions and updates from foreign embassies and consulates