Passport Italy, 3rd Edition


Pub. Date: 2008
Pages: 96
Format: PDF Download
File Size: 4.25″X7″ (10.8X17.78cm)

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Your Pocket Guide to Italian Business, Customs & Etiquette

This is the electronic version of this book. The PDF can be downloaded immediately after purchase.

Passport Italy contains detailed information about Italian 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 ITALY will help you:

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

Don’t leave without your Passport!

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

Claudia Gioseffi is a third-generation Italian American who studied painting and art history in Florence and travels widely throughout Italy and Europe. She is the author of Colors of the Mediterranean (Caldwell Snyder Publications, 1995), a catalog documenting the late Italian Renaissance, and numerous articles on art and food. She is also a correspondent for Fodor’s Travel Publications.

Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip