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Subject Guide: Business MGMT 422: Culture

Introduction  STAT-USA Database  Country Analysis  Maps
Management Practices  Culture  Articles  Citations

Culture

Countries and Their Cultures
Reference GN 307 .C68 2001 v. 1-4
With the country entries ordered alphabetically, a total of 225 countries are described.  Each summary  provides a mix of demographic, historical, social, economic, political, and religious information.

CultureGrams
Reference GT 150 .C85 2005 v. 1-4
Each volume contains country reports featuring categories (some not found in other sources) such as:  Land & climate, History, Population, Language, Religion, General Attitudes, Personal Appearance, Greetings, Gestures, Visiting, Eating, Family, Dating & Marriage, Diet, Recreation, Arts, Holidays, Commerce, Government, Economy, Transportation & Communications, Education, Health, Events & Trends, and Contact Information.  

            v. 1--The Americas
            v. 2--Europe
            v. 3--Africa
            v. 4--Asia & Oceania

Dun & Bradstreet's Guide to Doing Business Around the World
Reference HF 1416 .M78 2001
"The authors have organized their work into 40 chapters, one for each of the top trade partners of the United States. Their up-to-date guidebook presents an array of brief information about the language, government system, population, geography, and natural resources of each country. Topics useful for business include holidays, time treatment and punctuality, work week/hours, religious/society influences, economic conditions, comparative risk ratings and data (country, trade flows with the United States, monetary policy, trade policy), protection of intellectual property rights, foreign investment climate, politics and leaders, useful contacts, passport/visa requirements, and cultural tips."

Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: How to Do Business in Sixty Countries

Reference HF 5389 .M67 1994
Concise outline for each country which covers cultural overviews, behavior styles, negotiating techniques, protocol, and business practices.

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