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Axtell, Roger E.

Overview
Works: 31 works in 162 publications in 9 languages and 9,989 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Guidebooks  Anecdotes  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HF5387, 395.52
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger E Axtell
Do's and taboos around the world by Roger E Axtell( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive travel planner/guide makes it faster and easier than ever to plan your trip abroad. It anticipates every question you're likely to have and offers detailed, step-by-step guidance on absolutely everything you need to consider before stepping off your native soil, including planning your itinerary and making travel arrangements, obtaining passports and visas, and booking accommodations; tips, insights, and shortcuts for learning the culture; staying safe and healthy on the road; traveling with kids, senior citizens, or people with special physical needs; packing luggage, renting a car, and exchanging money; and valuable resource names, addresses, and phone numbers (including ones for information)." "This incomparable guide tells you everything you need to know to guarantee that your trip abroad is economical, safe, enjoyable, and productive."--Jacket
Gestures : the do's and taboos of body language around the world by Roger E Axtell( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 2,520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists and illustrates gestures and explains their meanings in eighty-two countries around the world, along with information about rules of decorum and when to make eye contact and touch
The do's and taboos of hosting international visitors by Roger E Axtell( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 981 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers hosts an indispensable guide to entertaining and business protocal for visitors from specific countries along with guidance for doing business with special groups, such as the British and Japanese
Do's and taboos around the world for women in business by Roger E Axtell( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Chinese and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu fen xi le cheng gong zhi ye nü xing huan qiu shang wu li yi, gai gua le cheng gong zhi ye nü xing cong shi guo ji shang wu huo dong de ji ben yuan ze, jie he sheng dong de an li he xiao gu shi, miao qu heng sheng di jiang zhe xie yuan ze zhan xian gei du zhe, bing ti chu xu duo du ju chuang yi de jie jue fang an yu dui ce
Do's and taboos of using English around the world by Roger E Axtell( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Thai and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps the traveler to avoid miscommunications by pointing out important differences between American English and the English spoken in Great Britain, Canada, Australia, and South Africa. Also has sections on communicating with speakers of Japanese, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Chinese
Do's and taboos of public speaking : how to get those butterflies flying in formation by Roger E Axtell( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Do you get tongue-tied at the mere thought of speaking in public? Would you rather swim with sharks or undergo a tax audit than face an audience? Well, you're not alone. According to the Book of Lists' list of humans' greatest fears, the fear of death is our fourth greatest fear, while fear of public speaking commands a solid first place. Now from Roger E. Axtell, one of America's most accomplished public speakers, here's a book guaranteed to turn even the most stage-shy mumbler into a great communicator. Geared primarily, but not exclusively, for business people, this amusing and informative guide can show you how to possess the powers of public persuasion you've always dreamed of having. Whether it's making a pitch to the board of directors, or prepping the sales force, stating your case to the town council, or being interviewed on live TV, Do's and Taboos of Public Speaking can help you to be an intelligent, articulate, confident, and likable presence in front of any audience you'll ever face. -- Back cover
Do's and taboos of humor around the world : stories and tips from business and life by Roger E Axtell( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hilarious guide to avoiding cultural faux pas & using humor overseas. Annotation. The Do's and Taboos series: over 600,000 satisfied readers-and counting! "Roger Axtell is an international Emily Post."--The New Yorker Roger Axtell's latest eye-opening guide to the pitfalls awaiting the business and leisure traveler is his funniest and most useful yet. Building on two invaluable ideas-"laughter has no accent" and "no matter where you travel in our world, there is one form of communication that is understood-the smile"-Axtell expertly combines fascinating business and leisure lore, more than 300 hilarious anecdotes, and loads of entertaining, invaluable advice on proper etiquette in dozens of countries. From embarrassing dining debacles to unintentionally lewd gestures, this delightful guide shows how to avoid cultural faux pas as you sidestep potential misunderstandings. If all else fails, always be ready to laugh at yourself! Includes 26 whimsical illustrations by the award-winning cartoonist Mel Casson Discusses the often comical gaffes arising from differences between American English and the English spoken in Great Britain, Australia, and Canada Features dozens of cunning cognates, misinterpreted signs, unknowingly funny gestures, and business blunders to watch out for Helps travelers recognize the where, when, and how of using humor abroad
Essential do's and taboos : the complete guide to international business and leisure travel by Roger E Axtell( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"International business and leisure travel etiquette expert Roger Axtell's bestselling Do's and Taboos books have helped hundreds of thousands of business travelers and tourists avoid the missteps and misunderstandings the world traveler can encounter. In Essential Do's and Taboos, Axtell shares the wisdom he has compiled over a lifetime of international experience. Whether you need to know the best time of year to set up a business meeting in Germany or why the O.K. sign is not O.K. in Brazil, you'll find practical, fascinating, culture-savvy, up-to-date advice to help you steer clear of faux pas and face the world with confidence. Essential Do's and Taboos features: information on customs, protocol, etiquette, hand gestures, and body language; fresh advice regarding Internet business and communication options; country-specific chapters on eleven popular locations - from old favorites like England, France, Japan, and Germany to hot tourist destinations and emerging economics like India, China, Russia and Mexico; guidance on hosting international visitors; important tips on using English around the world; special do's and taboos for women traveling abroad."--Back cover
Do's and taboos of preparing for your trip abroad by Roger E Axtell( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This comprehensive travel planner/guide makes it faster and easier than ever to plan your trip abroad. It anticipates every question you're likely to have and offers detailed, step-by-step guidance on absolutely everything you need to consider before stepping off your native soil, including planning your itinerary and making travel arrangements, obtaining passports and visas, and booking accommodations; tips, insights, and shortcuts for learning the culture; staying safe and healthy on the road; traveling with kids, senior citizens, or people with special physical needs; packing luggage, renting a car, and exchanging money; and valuable resource names, addresses, and phone numbers (including ones for information)." "This incomparable guide tells you everything you need to know to guarantee that your trip abroad is economical, safe, enjoyable, and productive."--BOOK JACKET
The cultural environment of international business by Roger E Axtell( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roger E. Axtell discusses cultural differences in doing business internationally. Covers body language and gestures, as well as protocol and names
Le Pouvoir des gestes : guide de la communication non verbale by Roger E Axtell( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in French and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un ouvrage informatif et plein d'humour sur les coutumes et tabous concernant les gestes et comportements à travers le monde. D'après l'auteur, il s'agit aussi d'un "guide anti-gaffes."
Do's and taboos around the world by Roger E Axtell( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The do's and taboos of business public speaking : how to get those butterflies flying in formation by Roger E Axtell( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reden mit Händen und Füssen : Körpersprache in aller Welt by Roger E Axtell( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gestos : lo que se considera correcto e incorrecto en la comunicación a través del lenguaje corporal en todo el mundo by Roger E Axtell( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shen shi yu by Roger E Axtell( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Tour du monde sans faux pas( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dai ke zhi dao by Roger E Axtell( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in Chinese and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huan qiu ying yu de ao mi = = Do's and taboos of using English around the world : gai shuo shen me. bu gai shuo shen me by Roger E Axtell( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Chinese and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang ge ying yu guo jia de ying yu fang yan yu mei guo ying yu zuo le dui bi, bing fen xi le zai fei ying yu guo jia shi yong ying yu ke neng chan sheng de wen hua chong tu
Rig på viden( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in Danish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Gestures : the do's and taboos of body language around the world
Alternative Names
액스텔, 로저 E

アクステル, ロジャー・E

アクステルロジャ- E.

Languages
English (120)

Chinese (11)

French (8)

Swedish (3)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Danish (1)

Finnish (1)

Thai (1)

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Gestures : the do's and taboos of body language around the worldThe do's and taboos of hosting international visitorsDo's and taboos around the world for women in businessDo's and taboos of using English around the worldDo's and taboos of public speaking : how to get those butterflies flying in formationDo's and taboos of humor around the world : stories and tips from business and lifeEssential do's and taboos : the complete guide to international business and leisure travelDo's and taboos of preparing for your trip abroadThe do's and taboos of business public speaking : how to get those butterflies flying in formation