select a country with a name starting with G or V
Apply some of the concepts from the textbook to the country you selected ... to do so, it is helpful to research the concepts on several web sites such as:
Country Etiquette Guides (Kwintessential has these and much more): http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/country-profiles.html
World Travel Guides (click on The Basics for your country): http://www.wordtravels.com/CountriesUS Export.gov "Doing Business In .. Guides http://export.gov/about/eg_main_016806.asp
US State Department for country-specific travel information and warnings: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/travel_1744.html
CIA World Fact Book: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
If you have access to a public library, you might find the book Do's and Taboos Around the World an interesting read!
Note: When submitting your response in the Subject line, type the country name and nothing more, for example: Canada
For the remainder of the week, read and comment on your classmates postings.
PS This site is useful for when you travel for business: http://executivetraveller.net/knowb4ugo.html Business opportunities: US Commerce Department International Market Research Library: http://www.buyusainfo.net/adsearch.cfm?search_type=int&loadnav=no
First, explore the site as a college student (see readings as posted in Syllabus).
Go to http://www.criticalthinking.org/starting/college_student.cfm and read the following articles: -- Becoming a Critic of Your Thinking-- Glossary of Critical Thinking Terms-- Universal Intellectual Standards-- Valuable Intellectual Traits-- Distinguishing Between Inferences and Assumptions-- Thinking with Concepts
Then go to the Online Learning tab (see copy of page below):http://www.criticalthinking.org/pages/elements-and-standards-learning-tool/783
NOTE:You are not required to sign up for membership (complimentary) or pay to take a test.
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Respond here with on one or two concepts or ideas that your found useful to share with your peers.
Be sure to include the source and a link.
During the week read peers postings, and comment.