Passport France, 3rd Edition


Pages: 96
Format: Softcover
File Size: 4.25″X7″ (10.8X17.78cm)

SKU: 978-1-60780-015-6 Category:


Your Pocket Guide to French Business, Customs & Etiquette

Passport France contains detailed information about French business practices, negotiating styles, customs, etiquette, government, view of foreigners, and much more.

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!


Chapter 1: Doing Business Across Cultures
Chapter 2: Country Facts
Chapter 3: The French
Chapter 4: Cultural Stereotypes
Chapter 5: Regional Differences
Business Environment
Chapter 6: Government & Business
Chapter 7: The Work Environment
Chapter 8: Women in Business
Chapter 9: Making Connections
Chapter 10: Strategies for Success
Chapter 11: Time
Chapter 12: Business Meetings
Chapter 13: Negotiating with the French
Chapter 14: Business Outside the Law
Customs & Etiquette
Chapter 15: Names & Greetings
Chapter 16: Communication Styles
Chapter 17: Customs
Chapter 18: Dress & Appearance
Chapter 19: Reading the French
Chapter 20: Entertaining
Chapter 21: Socializing
Additional Information
Chapter 22: Basic French Phrases
Chapter 23: Correspondence
Chapter 24: Useful Numbers
Chapter 25: Books & Internet Addresses

Nadine Joseph, daughter of an Alsatian and a Tourangelle, passed her French “bac” before earning a B.A. in French literature at Barnard College and two masters degrees from Columbia University. As a journalist, she has covered the Cannes Film Festival for the Associated Press and events at the United Nations for Agence France Presse, and she taught a course about the foreign press at U.C. Berkeley. Her articles have appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, The Columbia Journalism Review

Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 4.25 × 7 × 1 in