Singapore - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture (Paperback)

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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

"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

" useful as they are entertaining." Easyjet Magazine

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

About the Author

Angela Milligan specializes in training individuals and families for expatriate life. During her time in Australia, Angela lived and worked in Sydney and Melbourne; she also traveled extensively throughout the country observing life and customs. Angela holds a degree in History from the University of East Anglia and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781857333183
ISBN-10: 1857333187
Publisher: Kuperard
Publication Date: September 2006
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: Culture Smart! The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture