Passport United Kingdom


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

SKU: 1-60780-106-X Category:


Your Pocket Guide to British Business, Customs & Etiquette

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

Passport United Kingdom contains detailed information about British 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 UNITEDKINGDOM will help you:

  • Avoid cultural faux pas
  • Learn about British 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
British Quick Look
Chapter 2: Country Facts
Chapter 3: The British
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 British
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 British
Chapter 20: Entertaining
Chapter 21: Socializing
Additional Information
Chapter 22: Basic British Phrases
Chapter 23: Correspondence
Chapter 24: Useful Telephone Numbers
Chapter 25: Books & Internet Addresses

Timothy Harper is an American journalist and lawyer who lived and worked in London for nine years. As a foreign correspondent for U. S. newspapers and magazines, he travels widely throughout Britain, often with his wife, Nancy Bobrowitz, an executive for Reuters, and their two young dual citizens, Elizabeth and Jonathan (both of whom were born at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead). He is the author of Cracking the New European Markets (John Wiley & Sons, 1992) and The Good Beer Guide to New York (Running Press, 1995).

Series Editor: Barbara Szerlip