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Vietnam : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture - MURRAY GEOFFREY

Vietnam

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

Paperback Published: 2nd May 2016
ISBN: 9781857338348
Number Of Pages: 168

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Culture Smart! provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides 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! offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include

  • customs, values, and traditions
  • historical, religious, and political background
  • life at home
  • leisure, social, and cultural life
  • eating and drinking
  • do's, don'ts, and taboos
  • business practices
  • communication, spoken and unspoken
About the Author

Geoffrey Murray is a journalist, author, and teacher who has worked in Asia for more than forty years. He has published fifteen books on a wide range of business and socioeconomic issues. He has closely followed developments in Vietnam ever since he served as a news agency war correspondent with the Australian army in the mid-1960s, winning the Australian government s Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal. He is officially listed as a Vietnam War veteran by the Australian government.

Industry Reviews

"Culture Smart has come to the rescue of hapless travellers." Sunday Times Travel

"... the perfect introduction to the weird, wonderful and downright odd quirks and customs of various countries." Global Travel

"...full of fascinating-as well as common-sense-tips to help you avoid embarrassing faux pas." Observer

"...as useful as they are entertaining." Easyjet Magazine

"...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world." New York Times

ISBN: 9781857338348
ISBN-10: 1857338340
Series: Culture Smart
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 168
Published: 2nd May 2016
Publisher: Kuperard
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.15 x 11.43  x 1.02
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 2

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