The Do's and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors

  • Publish Date: 1990-03-13
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Roger E. Axtell
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Avoid business blunders with Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post. The New Yorker America hosts some 41 million international visitors who spend $50 billion dollars each year while mixing trade and tourism. Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors offers hosts an indispensable guide to everything from entertaining and business protocol to the role of interpreters and corporate gift giving. You ll find:
* List of tips by country on specific aspects of hosting and other valuable resources and references
* Guidance for doing business with special groups, such as the British and Japanese
* What foreign guests find peculiar about American dining, social drinking, and office protocol
With the information in Do s and Taboos of Hosting International Visitors, you ll make your clients and colleagues visits more pleasant and avoid social mistakes that could ruin a deal. Instead, you ll gain a competitive edge by laying an important cornerstone of a good business relationship. Knowing the appropriate protocol, customs, and etiquette when hosting business guests from overseas can often be more significant than the business discussion itself. This book provides all that and more. William A. Guenther, Manager, The Council House, Official Guest Facility of S.C. Johnson Wax Company