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The Resource Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Taiwan, Chris Bates, Ling-li Bates

Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Taiwan, Chris Bates, Ling-li Bates

Label
Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Taiwan
Title
Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Title part
Taiwan
Statement of responsibility
Chris Bates, Ling-li Bates
Title variation
  • Taiwan
  • Culture shock Taiwan
Title variation remainder
a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
CultureShock! Taiwan is full of helpful advice on what to expect when you settle into the country and how to enjoy your stay in the country. This book shares insights into understanding Taiwanese traditions and values as well as the lifestyles of the Taiwanese and how to relate to them as friends and in business. Learn more about the main motivations and attitudes that shape the culture of the people and what you should do in order to build more lasting relationships with them. Also included is useful information on finding a home, understanding the language, handling tricky business negotiati
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Bates, Christopher
Dewey number
915.1249
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS799.4
LC item number
.B38 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Bates, Ling-li
Series statement
Culture shock!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Etiquette
  • Taiwan
  • TRAVEL
  • Etiquette
  • Manners and customs
  • Taiwan
Label
Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Taiwan, Chris Bates, Ling-li Bates
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • The History of the first "little tiger"
  • Early settlers
  • The Chinese
  • The Europeans arrive
  • Japanese colonialisation
  • Uncle Sam's turn
  • Taiwan on its own
  • The Weight of tradition
  • Confucianism
  • Introduction
  • Buddhism
  • Taoism
  • Animism and other spirits
  • 3.
  • The Taiwanese
  • Face : give and you shall receive
  • Ren qing wei -- the key to your happiness
  • The Taoist world view and its influence on the Taiwanese
  • Medicine and health
  • Martial arts and longevity exercise
  • Acknowledgments
  • Geomancy
  • 4.
  • Socialising with the locals
  • How are the Taiwanese perceived?
  • How do Taiwanese perceive foreigners?
  • The Invisible man
  • Relations with Ang Mos
  • Low and high context communication
  • Rites of passage
  • Relationships
  • Note
  • The House visit
  • 5.
  • Settling in
  • Visas
  • Resting your head
  • Surviving your first impressions
  • Accomodation
  • Getting domestic help
  • Banking and money matters
  • Shopping
  • Dedication
  • The Art of bargaining
  • Groceries
  • Clothes
  • Convenience stores and banking
  • The Three M's
  • Transportation
  • Navigation
  • Public facilities and associations
  • Staying healthy and handling emergencies
  • Health
  • Map of Taiwan
  • Child safety
  • Crime
  • Forces of nature
  • 1.
  • First impressions
  • First impressions today
  • 7.
  • Enjoying Taiwan
  • Entertainment
  • Festivals and holidays
  • Hobbies to enjoy
  • The Sights and must-sees of the Ilha Formosa
  • Getting out of Taiwan
  • 8.
  • Language
  • Mandarin
  • 6.
  • Taiwanese
  • What to learn?
  • Ways to learn
  • The Written word
  • Names
  • 9.
  • Business -- the meaning of life
  • The Economy of Taiwan
  • Land of the entrepreneur
  • All in the family
  • Cuisine of Ilha Formosa
  • An Appointment with a typical Taiwanese company
  • Networking Taiwanese-style
  • Managing Taiwanese staff
  • Business safe guards
  • Business socialising and entertainment
  • 10.
  • Taiwan at a glance
  • Famous people
  • Places of interest
  • Culture quiz
  • The Meals of the day
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the authors
  • Index
  • Regional styles
  • The Bizarre, the macho and the illegal
  • Tea time
  • Dining out
  • Banquets
Control code
859537758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812617293
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859537758
Label
Culture shock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Taiwan, Chris Bates, Ling-li Bates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-287) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 2.
  • The History of the first "little tiger"
  • Early settlers
  • The Chinese
  • The Europeans arrive
  • Japanese colonialisation
  • Uncle Sam's turn
  • Taiwan on its own
  • The Weight of tradition
  • Confucianism
  • Introduction
  • Buddhism
  • Taoism
  • Animism and other spirits
  • 3.
  • The Taiwanese
  • Face : give and you shall receive
  • Ren qing wei -- the key to your happiness
  • The Taoist world view and its influence on the Taiwanese
  • Medicine and health
  • Martial arts and longevity exercise
  • Acknowledgments
  • Geomancy
  • 4.
  • Socialising with the locals
  • How are the Taiwanese perceived?
  • How do Taiwanese perceive foreigners?
  • The Invisible man
  • Relations with Ang Mos
  • Low and high context communication
  • Rites of passage
  • Relationships
  • Note
  • The House visit
  • 5.
  • Settling in
  • Visas
  • Resting your head
  • Surviving your first impressions
  • Accomodation
  • Getting domestic help
  • Banking and money matters
  • Shopping
  • Dedication
  • The Art of bargaining
  • Groceries
  • Clothes
  • Convenience stores and banking
  • The Three M's
  • Transportation
  • Navigation
  • Public facilities and associations
  • Staying healthy and handling emergencies
  • Health
  • Map of Taiwan
  • Child safety
  • Crime
  • Forces of nature
  • 1.
  • First impressions
  • First impressions today
  • 7.
  • Enjoying Taiwan
  • Entertainment
  • Festivals and holidays
  • Hobbies to enjoy
  • The Sights and must-sees of the Ilha Formosa
  • Getting out of Taiwan
  • 8.
  • Language
  • Mandarin
  • 6.
  • Taiwanese
  • What to learn?
  • Ways to learn
  • The Written word
  • Names
  • 9.
  • Business -- the meaning of life
  • The Economy of Taiwan
  • Land of the entrepreneur
  • All in the family
  • Cuisine of Ilha Formosa
  • An Appointment with a typical Taiwanese company
  • Networking Taiwanese-style
  • Managing Taiwanese staff
  • Business safe guards
  • Business socialising and entertainment
  • 10.
  • Taiwan at a glance
  • Famous people
  • Places of interest
  • Culture quiz
  • The Meals of the day
  • Do's and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the authors
  • Index
  • Regional styles
  • The Bizarre, the macho and the illegal
  • Tea time
  • Dining out
  • Banquets
Control code
859537758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812617293
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859537758

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