Hong Kong - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs by Clare Vickers

By Clare Vickers

Tradition clever! offers crucial details on attitudes, ideals and behaviour in numerous nations, making sure that you simply arrive at your vacation spot conscious of uncomplicated manners, universal courtesies, and delicate matters. those concise courses inform you what to anticipate, the right way to behave, and the way to set up a rapport together with your hosts. This within wisdom will assist you to keep away from embarrassing gaffes and errors, think convinced in unexpected occasions, and enhance belief, friendships, and profitable enterprise relationships.

Culture shrewdpermanent! deals illuminating insights into the tradition and society of a selected kingdom. it's going to assist you to show your visit-whether on company or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching event. Contents include

customs, values, and traditions
historical, non secular, and political background
life at home
leisure, social, and cultural life
eating and drinking
dos, don'ts, and taboos
business practices
communication, spoken and unspoken

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