- Paperback: 188 pages
- Publisher: Career Press; 2 edition (January 31, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1564146146
- ISBN-13: 978-1564146144
- Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,829,376 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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doing corporate presentations, or so she says, this explains the lite-
reading aspect of the book's 191 pages, and the tendency of the author
to teach various situations of etiquette while having the readers
chuckling on and off, throughout the work. Not being an expert, some of
the advise, a few times, is questionable, especially for people at home
receiving calls from telemarketers, to demand to speak to those guys'
supervisors. Really ? Get real! Especially with sales outfits making
calls from across the planet in India, where can you find a supervisor
over there, or if you find one, who knows what the do-not-call list is,
or cares. Other situations are appropriate and interesting.
The brevity, and lite-ness of the book suggests the author mainly
benefits workers from lowering those busy-bodies blood pressure through
this etiquette lesson in major corporations, vs. training these to become
Ann Marie Sabath, like many of us Americans, knows what is right and wrong in our country 'etiquettely speaking;' however, she is presumptuous when she gives 'international' business etiquette advice.
I agree with the reviewer, who was born and raised in Hong Kong, who says that Ms. Sabath is giving etiquette advice about the Chinese without the proper knowledge of the culture. For a person to really know the etiquette of a country, he should have been born in that country and/or have lived in it for a number of years.
Being born in a country AND living in it, however, is the best way to know 'the customs and etiquette' of a particular country. Ms. Sabath should stick with 'American' business etiquette.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
As the owner of Integrity Management Solutions Group [...] this book is a great introduction to Business Etiquette, as it highlights the basics. Read morePublished on May 13, 2009 by Shelley Bradford
As a business executive I have interviewed scores of individuals seeking to advance their career and most of them do not know how. Read morePublished on March 22, 2008 by Mr. Robert C. Bonds
Not an excellent guide, but I was able to get a few pointers or refreshers that help me in the workplace. Out of 101, I probably highlighted or underlined 25.Published on December 27, 2007 by RG
I found this book very easy to use, and extremely helpful in navigating the always-changing boundaries of what is considered good business etiquette. Read morePublished on October 21, 1999