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The Resource CultureShock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Saudi Arabia, Peter North, Harvey Tripp

CultureShock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Saudi Arabia, Peter North, Harvey Tripp

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CultureShock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Saudi Arabia
Title
CultureShock!
Title remainder
a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Title part
Saudi Arabia
Statement of responsibility
Peter North, Harvey Tripp
Title variation
  • Culture shock!
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Cultureshock! a survival guide to customs and etiquette
Title variation remainder
Saudi Arabia
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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1943-
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North, Peter
Dewey number
953.8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS215
LC item number
.N67 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Tripp, Harvey
Series statement
Culture shock!
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  • Saudi Arabia
  • Etiquette
  • National characteristics, Saudi Arabian
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • HISTORY
  • Etiquette
  • Manners and customs
  • National characteristics, Saudi Arabian
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Saudi Arabia
Label
CultureShock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Saudi Arabia, Peter North, Harvey Tripp
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-265) 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
  • The Beginnings
  • The Lie of the land
  • Trading with the world
  • The Al Sauds
  • Saudi Arabia : the early days
  • The Origin of Isalm
  • The Spread of Islam
  • Today's Islam
  • Pan-Arab brotherhood : in formation or disarray?
  • Sunnis and Shi'ites
  • Foreword
  • Saudi Arabia and Israel
  • Oil and the economy
  • The Government of the present day
  • Chapter 3
  • Who are the Saudis?
  • From Bedouinism to opulence
  • The Population explosion
  • Family values
  • Names and labels
  • Interaction between the sexes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Saudi women
  • Women and religion
  • Acquiring an identity
  • Women in the workforce
  • Qur'an and the law
  • Swapping cultures
  • Saudi Arabia's Bedouins
  • Education
  • Chapter 4
  • Getting to know the Saudis
  • Map of Saudi Arabia
  • The Cultural divide
  • The Worker bees
  • The Pecking order
  • Long term immigrants
  • Separate societies
  • Expatriate women
  • Male bonding
  • Dress code for Saudi men
  • Dress code for Saudi women
  • Chapter 1
  • First impressions
  • Getting there
  • Chapter 2
  • Land and history of Saudi Arabia
  • Security of Saudi Arabia : the country
  • Chapter 5
  • Setting in
  • Expectations
  • Visas and documentation
  • Pre-arrival checks
  • Accommodation
  • Facilities for the handicapped
  • Money and banking
  • Appliances
  • Dress code for aliens : men
  • Help around the home
  • Travel by car
  • Taxis
  • Postal
  • Television
  • Shopping
  • Chapter 6
  • Food and entertaining
  • Traditional fare
  • Restaurants
  • Dress code for aliens : women
  • Domestic hospitality
  • Entertaining, Bedouin style
  • Coffee shops
  • Alcohol
  • Chapter 7
  • Sights and sounds of Saudi Arabia
  • Surviving the climate
  • What day is it?
  • Public holidays
  • Architecture
  • Religious freedoms
  • Museums
  • Literary and visual arts
  • Finding your way around
  • The Saudi Arabian countryside
  • Hotels
  • Travel by train
  • Travel by air
  • The Number one attraction
  • Touring outside the kingdom
  • Taking pictures
  • Weddings and funerals
  • Entertainment and leisure
  • Saudis and sport
  • Guest workers and sports
  • Falling foul of the law
  • Security and safety
  • The Ultimate penalty
  • Paying blood money
  • Saudi's second language
  • Body language
  • Chapter 9
  • Working and doing business in Saudi Arabia
  • Economic development and the labour force
  • Why can't the Saudis run their own country?
  • Will you be replaced by a Saudi?
  • Perpetual trainees
  • Inshallah : philosophy or crutch?
  • Religion in the workplace
  • Chapter 8
  • Employment contracts
  • Commercial law
  • Income tax
  • Negative comment
  • Getting on with the boss
  • Who's in business
  • Corruption
  • Further information on business contacts
  • The Bureaucracy
  • Chapter 10
  • Learning Arabic
  • Saudi Arabia at a glance
  • Famous people of Saudi Arabia
  • Culture quiz
  • Dos and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the authors
  • Index
  • Speaking Arabic
  • Reading Arabic
  • Writing Arabic
  • Arabic as spoken by Arabs
  • Learning Arabic
  • Common Arabic expressions
Control code
621263731
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812619983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)621263731
Label
CultureShock! : a survival guide to customs and etiquette, Saudi Arabia, Peter North, Harvey Tripp
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-265) 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
  • The Beginnings
  • The Lie of the land
  • Trading with the world
  • The Al Sauds
  • Saudi Arabia : the early days
  • The Origin of Isalm
  • The Spread of Islam
  • Today's Islam
  • Pan-Arab brotherhood : in formation or disarray?
  • Sunnis and Shi'ites
  • Foreword
  • Saudi Arabia and Israel
  • Oil and the economy
  • The Government of the present day
  • Chapter 3
  • Who are the Saudis?
  • From Bedouinism to opulence
  • The Population explosion
  • Family values
  • Names and labels
  • Interaction between the sexes
  • Acknowledgements
  • Saudi women
  • Women and religion
  • Acquiring an identity
  • Women in the workforce
  • Qur'an and the law
  • Swapping cultures
  • Saudi Arabia's Bedouins
  • Education
  • Chapter 4
  • Getting to know the Saudis
  • Map of Saudi Arabia
  • The Cultural divide
  • The Worker bees
  • The Pecking order
  • Long term immigrants
  • Separate societies
  • Expatriate women
  • Male bonding
  • Dress code for Saudi men
  • Dress code for Saudi women
  • Chapter 1
  • First impressions
  • Getting there
  • Chapter 2
  • Land and history of Saudi Arabia
  • Security of Saudi Arabia : the country
  • Chapter 5
  • Setting in
  • Expectations
  • Visas and documentation
  • Pre-arrival checks
  • Accommodation
  • Facilities for the handicapped
  • Money and banking
  • Appliances
  • Dress code for aliens : men
  • Help around the home
  • Travel by car
  • Taxis
  • Postal
  • Television
  • Shopping
  • Chapter 6
  • Food and entertaining
  • Traditional fare
  • Restaurants
  • Dress code for aliens : women
  • Domestic hospitality
  • Entertaining, Bedouin style
  • Coffee shops
  • Alcohol
  • Chapter 7
  • Sights and sounds of Saudi Arabia
  • Surviving the climate
  • What day is it?
  • Public holidays
  • Architecture
  • Religious freedoms
  • Museums
  • Literary and visual arts
  • Finding your way around
  • The Saudi Arabian countryside
  • Hotels
  • Travel by train
  • Travel by air
  • The Number one attraction
  • Touring outside the kingdom
  • Taking pictures
  • Weddings and funerals
  • Entertainment and leisure
  • Saudis and sport
  • Guest workers and sports
  • Falling foul of the law
  • Security and safety
  • The Ultimate penalty
  • Paying blood money
  • Saudi's second language
  • Body language
  • Chapter 9
  • Working and doing business in Saudi Arabia
  • Economic development and the labour force
  • Why can't the Saudis run their own country?
  • Will you be replaced by a Saudi?
  • Perpetual trainees
  • Inshallah : philosophy or crutch?
  • Religion in the workplace
  • Chapter 8
  • Employment contracts
  • Commercial law
  • Income tax
  • Negative comment
  • Getting on with the boss
  • Who's in business
  • Corruption
  • Further information on business contacts
  • The Bureaucracy
  • Chapter 10
  • Learning Arabic
  • Saudi Arabia at a glance
  • Famous people of Saudi Arabia
  • Culture quiz
  • Dos and don'ts
  • Glossary
  • Resource guide
  • Further reading
  • About the authors
  • Index
  • Speaking Arabic
  • Reading Arabic
  • Writing Arabic
  • Arabic as spoken by Arabs
  • Learning Arabic
  • Common Arabic expressions
Control code
621263731
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 270 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812619983
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)621263731

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