Travel Do’s and Don’ts: Larissa Schultz Discusses International Behavior Codes

By Connect Staff, August 4, 2016

We hosted a webinar you won’t want to miss. Check out the details below and click HERE to watch the session on demand.

Webinar | Why Manners Matter: A Discussion on the Lack of International Etiquette
Sponsored by VisitLEX

When: Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016, at 2 p.m. EDT

As global business continues to expand, understanding the cultural dynamics of a country can be helpful in explaining why people act the way they do and the appropriate way to act while in another country or working with individuals from other countries.

Etiquette is all about human social behavior. Each country has a “code of behavior” that covers right and wrong and improper and respectful ways to act and behave. Passed down by generations, this code is based on basic cultural values and beliefs. Respecting and acknowledging these cultural customs can advance individual business success.

This session reviews proper behavior in everyday situations, from dining and gift giving to basic manners and daily cultural taboos. Resource tools will be available.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the importance of learning about other cultures and their “code of behavior.”
2. Position yourself for greater success in international business meetings by ensuring a proper first impression.
3. Gain resources for further research and reference tools when working with other cultures.

Larissa-Schultz_high-res-699x800Larissa J. Schultz, CMP, MHA, is an advocate of continuing to grow through learning and forward momentum. She has been actively involved in the meeting management industry for more than 19 years and is the founder and owner of LJS Meeting Strategies, a meeting management, training and consulting company based in Los Angeles. Her background and experience as a meeting planner includes working with corporations and associations planning both domestic and international conferences and meetings.

For more information on past and upcoming webinars, click here.

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