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Passport France

Your Pocket Guide to French Business, Customs & Etiquette

Nadine Joseph

Publisher: World Trade Press, 1997 , 96 pages

ISBN: 1-885073-29-1


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Success in international business is not just about your product and service or your terms and delivery schedule.

Success in international business is about people, traditions and relationships.

Passport FRANCE will help you:

  • Avoid cultural faux pas
  • Learn about French values and beliefs
  • Understand the reasons behind the actions
  • Develop an effective negotiating style

Don't leave without your Passport!

Table of Contents:

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  • Overview
    1. Doing Business Across Cultures
      • France Quick Look
    2. Country Facts
    3. The French
    4. Cultural Stereotypes
    5. Regional Differences
  • Business Environment
    1. Government & Business
    2. The Work Environment
    3. Women in Business
    4. Making Connections
    5. Strategies for Success
    6. Time
    7. Business Meetings
    8. Negotiating with the French
    9. Business Outside the Law
  • Customs & Etiquette
    1. Names & Greetings
    2. Communication Styles
    3. Customs
    4. Dress & Appearance
    5. Reading the French
    6. Entertaining: Le Grand Repas
    7. Socializing
  • Additional Information
    1. Basic French Phrases
    2. Correspondence
    3. Useful Numbers
    4. Books & Internet Addresses


Passport France

by Roland Buresund last modified 2007-12-08 21:45

Rating: ******* (Good)

A very good short story about the French culture. But don't expect too much.

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