Your Pocket Guide to Thai Business, Customs & Etiquette
Passport Thailand contains detailed information about Thai business practices, negotiating styles, customs, etiquette, government, view of foreigners, and much more.
PASSPORT THAILAND: BACK COVER
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 THAILAND will help you:
- Avoid cultural faux pas
- Learn about Thai values and beliefs
- Understand the reasons behind the actions
- Develop an effective negotiating style
Don’t leave without your Passport!
PASSPORT THAILAND: TABLE OF CONTENTS
Thailand Quick Look
Chapter 1: Country Facts
Chapter 2: The Thai
Chapter 3: Cultural Stereotypes
Chapter 4: Regional Differences
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 Thai
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 Thai
Chapter 19: Entertaining
Chapter 20: Socializing
Chapter 21: Basic Thai Phrases
Chapter 22: Correspondence
Chapter 23: Useful Numbers
Chapter 24: Books & Internet Addresses
PASSPORT THAILAND: AUTHORS/CONTRIBUTORS
Naomi Wise has written or co-authored three cookbooks (Meat and Game Cooking; Regional American Classics; Totally Hot! The Ultimate Hot Pepper Cookbook), one biography/cookbook (Cooking with Queen Ida, a Louisiana Zydeco” musician), one biography (On the Edge, The Life and Times of Francis Coppola), two gardening books, and hundreds of magazine articles about film, food, computers, travel, and other foibles of Western and non-Western culture. She’s traveled extensively in North, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Europe and Asia.
L. Leland (“Skip”) Whitney has been actively developing business relationships between the U.S. and Thailand for over 20 years. As the founder of Whitney Cressman Limited, he acquires and disposes of commercial investment properties on behalf of Asian investors throughout the U.S. Conversely, as founder of Whitney Cressman Inter- national, he helps U.S. clients create strategic alliances and operating partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region.
Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip