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Mexico - Culture Smart! : the Essential Guide to Customs & Culture.

Author: Russell Maddicks
Publisher: Chicago : Kuperard, 2017.
Series: Culture smart!
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Maddicks, Russell.
Mexico - Culture Smart! : The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture.
Chicago : Kuperard, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Maddicks
ISBN: 9781787029866 1787029867 9781787029859 1787029859
OCLC Number: 964404615
Description: 1 online resource (169 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; About the Author; Contents; Map of Mexico; Introduction; Key Facts; Chapter 1: Land and People; Geographical Snapshot; Climate; People; The States of Mexico; A Brief History; Government; The Economy; Chapter 2: Values and Attitudes; Religion; Family Values; Pride, Honor, and Machismo; Homosexuality in a Macho Society; Distrust of the Authorities; Attitudes Toward Race; Living for the Moment; Class Divisions; Mexico and the USA; Mexicans in the USA; Attitudes toward Foreigners; Mexican Humor. Chapter 3: Customs and Traditions Festivals and Holidays; The Festival Calendar; Saints' Days and Pilgrimages; "Witchcraft" and Superstition; Chapter 4: Making Friends; The Language Barrier; Think Local; Fashionably Late; Conversation Starters and Stoppers; Expat Groups; The Dating Game; Chapter 5: The Mexicans At Home; The Rise of the Cities; Home Help; Daily Life; Everyday Shopping; Education; Learning English; The Cycle of Family Life; Chapter 6: Time Out; Mexican Food; Drinks; Eating Out; Nightlife; Music; Cultural Activities; Cinema. Sports Shopping; Chapter 7: Travel, Health, and Safety; Flying; Buses; Trains; Driving; Urban Transportation; Where to Stay; Health; Natural Hazards; Safety; Hot Spots to Avoid; Chapter 8: Business Briefing; The Business Landscape; Doing Businesswith Mexicans; Women in Business; Setting up a Meeting; Meetings and Presentations; Negotiations; Contracts and Legal Considerations; Managing Disagreement; Management Style; Dealing with Red Tape; Corruption; Gift Giving; Chapter 9: Communicating; Language; Personal Space; Body Language. The Media Services; Conclusion; Further Reading; Index; Acknowledgments.
Series Title: Culture smart!

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