Japan - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture

Author:   Paul Norbury
Publisher:   Kuperard
Edition:   Reprinted edition
ISBN:  

9781857333091


Pages:   168
Publication Date:   06 March 2003
Format:   Paperback
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained


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Japan - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture


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Culture Smart! Japan offers illuminating insights into Japanese culture and society. It will help you to turn your visit - whether business or for pleasure - into a memorable and enriching experience.

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Author:   Paul Norbury
Publisher:   Kuperard
Imprint:   Kuperard
Edition:   Reprinted edition
Dimensions:   Width: 11.00cm , Height: 1.20cm , Length: 23.00cm
Weight:   0.172kg
ISBN:  

9781857333091


ISBN 10:   1857333098
Pages:   168
Publication Date:   06 March 2003
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   Awaiting stock   Availability explained

Table of Contents

Brief History - Politics - Economic Life - Traditions - Friendships & Family - Relationships - Bureaucracy - Religion - Humour - Local Holidays - Taboos - Invitations - Gifts - Dress - Business etiquette - Punctuality & Appointments - Team working - Communication - Negotiating - Women in Society - Tips - Eating Out - Traditional Food - Dos and Don't - Making Friends

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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, Easy Jet Magazine - ...offer glimpses into the psyche of a faraway world, New York Times.


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PAUL NORBURY has been closely associated with Japan as publisher, editor, and author since the early 1970s, when he launched the award-winning Tsuru magazine for Japan Airlines, the best of which was published in book form as Introducing Japan. He also co-edited with Geoffrey Bownas Business in Japan: A Guide to Japanese Business Practice and Procedure. In the 1980s he published Euro-Asia Business Review for the Euro-Asia Centre, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, and established the Japan Library. In 1990 he founded the quarterly Japan Digest, and in 1996 a new imprint, Global Oriental.

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