Denmark - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture (Paperback)

The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture

By Mark Salmon

Kuperard, 9781857333251, 168pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2006



Culture Smart provides essential information on attitudes, beliefs and behavior in different countries, ensuring that you arrive at your destination aware of basic manners, common courtesies, and sensitive issues. These concise guides tell you what to expect, how to behave, and how to establish a rapport with your hosts. This inside knowledge will enable you to steer clear of embarrassing gaffes and mistakes, feel confident in unfamiliar situations, and develop trust, friendships, and successful business relationships. Culture Smart offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of a particular country. It will help you to turn your visit-whether on business or for pleasure-into a memorable and enriching experience. Contents include * customs, values, and traditions * historical, religious, and political background * life at home * leisure, social, and cultural life * eating and drinking * do's, don'ts, and taboos * business practices * communication, spoken and unspoken.

About the Author

Mark Salmon grew up in Ireland, and is a Jurist and Educator. After graduating from Trinity College, Dublin, he practiced company and commercial law for ten years, before resuming his studies at the National University of Ireland and earning an M.A. in English Literature. He immigrated to Denmark in 1998, where he works as a TEFL teacher specializing in Business English, and as a translator and cultural consultant. He has traveled extensively throughout Denmark and Europe.