Publisher description for The do's and taboos of hosting international visitors / Roger E. Axtell.

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Counter 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 protocolWith 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. "Hosting international visitors plays an essential part in successfully competing globally. This book provides most of the answers-and it's entertaining besides." -Robert F. Froehlke, President & CEO IDS Mutual Fund Group

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Business etiquette United States, Business entertaining United States, Visitors, Foreign United States