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[IWS] FITA: INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL ISSUES--USEFUL LINKS
IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau
Federation of International Trade Associations (FITA)
REALLY USEFUL LINKS FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE
ENTERING INTERNATIONAL MARKETS
INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL ISSUES
See the following for COUNTRY SPECIFIC CULTURAL ISSUES-- http://www.fita.org/webindex/browse.cgi/Entering_International_Markets/International_Cultural_Issues/Country_Specific
Tips on behavior in Arab countries.
Cultural awareness training, relocation assistance and other services
International guide to international business culture, customs, and etiquette.
Tips for negotiating with people from other cultures in regard to communication, selling, pricing, service and warranty, regulatory issues and required product adaptation and shipping and storage.
GTC produces the leading online database of global business practices, cognitive styles, cultural overviews, medical & political information, contacts, religious & societal influences on business, protocol, Cultural I.Q. Quizzes, and more for international travelers.
Cross-cultural consulting company.
Books, simulations, and other training materials about crossing cultures.
Site that describes how to behave in international business situations in more than 30 countries.
Information about cultural issues in business. Some of the things included are: tips on dressing for success, a guide to making toasts in various countries, gift-giving etiquette, guidelines on greetings and terms of address, hints on when to give flowers, and much more.
Information about language, useful phrases, the society, culture, business and social etiquette in more than 45 countries.
LearnAboutCultures.com provides international business people up-to-date and useful cross-cultural information.
International Management Consulting and Training firm, helping organizations to enhance their international business productivity while working across cultures.
TCK World -- the website dedicated to the support and understanding of Third Culture Kids (TCKs): Military Brats, Missionary Kids, Foreign Service Kids, Corporate Kids, and others who have lived as children in foreign cultures.
Provider of multimedia cross-cultural training tools.
An international nonprofit organization promoting intercultural learning through homestays, educational group travel, study abroad, language training, au pair, and other cultural immersion programs.
An online magazine dealing with the issues of living and/or travelling in countries that are not your home country.
Cross cultural living information for women.
A comprehensive measurement of all major areas of human concern, from religion to politics to economic and social life.
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