Passport Philippines, 3rd Edition


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

SKU: 1-60780-097-7 Category:


Your Pocket Guide to Philippine Business, Customs & Etiquette

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

Passport Philippines contains detailed information about Philippine 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 PHILIPPINES will help you:

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

Don’t leave without your Passport!

Philippines Quick Look
Chapter 1: Country Facts
Chapter 2: The Filipinos
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 Filipinos
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 Filipinos
Chapter 19: Entertaining
Chapter 20: Socializing
Additional Information
Chapter 21: Basic Tagalog Phrases
Chapter 22: Correspondence
Chapter 23: Useful Numbers
Chapter 24: Books & Internet Addresses

Luis H. Francia is a Manila-born, New York-based journalist, critic and poet. He writes for The Village Voice and Hong Kong’s Asiaweekmagazine and is the author of the Philippines chapter in Fodor’s Southeast Asia travel guide. He is also the editor of two English-language anthologies of Filipino literature, Brown River, White Ocean and Flippin’: Filipinos on America.

Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip