Topic Guides: International Business Etiquette

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A to Z the World

The library database A to Z the World provides information about all the countries of the world, including a section on business etiquette.

Access: on-campus  |  off-campus

First, select a country from the list or the world map. Then, choose the Business section on the left:

Business Culture section in AtoZ the World

Business Source Complete

A collection of business-oriented articles from journals, trade publications, and magazines.

Access: on-campus  |  off-campus

In the first box, type business etiquette and change the drop-down to SU Subject Terms. In the second box, type your country and change the drop-down to GE Geographic Terms.

SU = business ettiquete AND GE = china


book icon  Suggested Book Titles

To find more books, search in the library catalog for Business etiquette or Intercultural communication.

Multiple Countries

  • "Countries, Peoples & Cultures" series - covering general etiquette and customs for various cultures and countries throughout the world; view the different books in the series here
  • "Culture Shock" series - survival guides to culture and customs for many different countries; view the different books in the series here
  • Doing Business Internationally: The Guide to Cross-Cultural Success by Danielle Medina Walker, Thomas Walker and Joerg Schmitz --- HD31 .B7235 2003
  • Dos and Taboos Around the World by Roger E. Axtell (editor) --- HF5387 .D66 1993
  • Essential Do’s and Taboos: The Complete Guide to International  Business and Leisure Travel by Roger E. Axtell --- G156.5.B86 A98 2007
  • Global Business Etiquette: A Guide to International Communication and Customs by Jeanette S. Martin and Lillian H. Chaney --- HF5389 .M375 2012 & eBook
  • Intercultural Communication for Business by Elizabeth A. Tuleja and James S. O'Rourke, IV --- HM1211 .T85 2015
  • Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands: The Bestselling Guide to Doing Business in More Than 60 Countries by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway --- HF5389 .M67 2006
  • Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands: Sales and Marketing: The Essential Cultural Guide from Presentations and Promotions to Communicating and Closing by Terri Morrison, Wayne Conaway and George Borden --- HF5389 .M674 2012
  • Passport to Success: The Essential Guide to Business Culture and Customs in America's Largest Trading Partners by Jeanette S. Martin, Lillian H. Chaney --- HF5389 .M3753 2009
  • "Passport to the World" series - pocket guides to business, customs, and etiquette for many different countries; view the different books in the series here
  • The Thorogood Guide to the World's Business Cultures and How to Unlock Them by Barry Tomalin and Mike Nicks --- eBook

Africa

  • The Global Etiquette Guide to Africa and the Middle East: Everything You Need to Know for Business and Travel Success by Dean Foster --- BJ1838 .F669 2002

Asia

  • Access to Asia: Your Multicultural Guide to Building Trust, Inspiring Respect, and Creating Long-Lasting Business Relationships by Sharon Schweitzer and Liz Alexander --- HF5389.3.A78 S39 2015
  • The Art of the Deal in China: A Practical Guide to Business Etiquette and the 36 Martial Strategies Employed by Chinese Businessmen and Officials in China by Laurence J. Brahm --- eBook
  • Business Guide to Japan: A Quick Guide to Opening Doors and Closing Deals by Boye Lafayette De Mente --- eBook
  • Business Passport to Japan by Sue Shinomiya and Brian Szepkouski --- eBook
  • China A to Z: Everything You Need to Know to Understand Chinese Customs and Culture by May-lee Chai and Winberg Chai --- DS705 .C414 2007
  • China CEO: Voices of Experience from 20 International Business Leaders by Juan Antonio Fernandez and Laurie Underwood --- HD38.25.C6 F47 2006
  • Chinese Business Etiquette: The Practical Pocket Guide by Stefan H. Verstappen --- eBook
  • Communicating with Asia: Understanding People and Customs by Harry Irwin --- HM258 .I79 1996
  • Etiquette Guide to China: Know the Rules That Make the Difference! by Boye Lafayette De Mente --- BJ2007.C56 D42 2008 & eBook
  • Gestures: The Do's and Taboos of Body Language Around the World by Roger E. Axtell --- BF637.N66 A88 1998
  • The Global Etiquette Guide to Africa and the Middle East: Everything You Need to Know for Business and Travel Success by Dean Foster --- BJ1838 .F669 2002
  • India: Cross-Cultural Business Behavior: For Business People, Expatriates and Scholars by Richard R. Gesteland & Mary C. Gesteland --- eBook
  • Kiss, Bow, Or Shake Hands: Asia: How To Do Business in 12 Asian Countries by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway --- HF5389 .M667 2007
  • Korean Business Etiquette: The Cultural Values and Attitudes That Make Up the Korean Business Personality by Boye Lafayette de Mente --- eBook
  • Myanmar: Cuisine, Culture and Customs by Mohana Gill --- eBook
  • Put Your Best Foot Forward, Asia: A Fearless Guide to International Communication and Behavior by Mary Murray Bosrock --- DS10 .B67 1997
  • Simple Guide to China: Customs and Etiquette by Caroline Mason & Geoffrey Murray --- DS779.23 .M37 1999
  • Thai Customs & Etiquette: A Practical Handbook by Marlene Zefferys --- eBook

Europe

  • International Business Etiquette: Europe: What You Need to Know to Conduct Business Abroad with Charm and Savvy by Ann Marie Sabath --- HF5389.3.E85 S23 1999
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Europe by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway --- HF5389 .M67 2007

Latin America

  • An American's Guide to Doing Business in Latin America: Negotiating Contracts and Agreements, Understanding Culture and Customs, Marketing Products and Services by Lawrence W. Tuller --- eBook
  • Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands: Latin America by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway --- HF5389.3.L3 M67 2007
  • Latin American Business Cultures by Robert Crane and Carlos G. Rizowy (editors) --- GN564.L29 C73 2005

streaming video icon  Films

The Films on Demand database has a video series called "Global Business," which examines business etiquette and customs in a variety of countries, as well as general international business concepts. View the video listings in the library catalog.


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Last Updated: August 2017