Indonesia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs and Culture (Culture Smart!)
By: Graham Saunders (author)Paperback
Culture Smart! Indonesia explains how to avoid cultural gaffes when out and about in the country. Giving the historical, political and cultural background, the guide reveals how to read body language and be aware of potential pitfalls in communication, and at the same time provide the cultural essentials business travellers need to successfully develop working relations in Indonesia. Culture Smart! Indonesia enables the reader to get the most out of trip, whether on business, or pleasure. Culture Smart! provides rare insights, and practical guidance, into cultures. The values, behaviour and customs of peoples have been formed over centuries which is why the unique information in Culture Smart! guides do not date in the same way as ordinary travel guides. Culture Smart! enables you to step into a world untouched by other guidebooks.
Graham Saunders has a Ph.D in East Asian studies from the University of Hull, England. An Australian by birth, he spent twenty-eight years teaching in East Malaysia and Brunei, and has made numerous visits to the countries of the region, including Indonesia. He then taught in Cyprus for five years before he and his wife, Anne, settled in England near York. After some part-time university lecturing he retired to run a business specializing in books on Southeast Asia. He is the author of a number of books and articles on the history of Borneo and Southeast Asia.
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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