The library is pleased to offer a trial to the digitized version of Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands a standard reference on how to do business in 100 foreign countries. Each entry includes a map, current time and calendar, brief modern history, and directory of top current leadership. The business tips sections provide observations on appointments, notions of time, entertaining, and negotiation styles. The protocol sections give advice on greetings, gestures, gifts and dress.
The cultural orientation sections offer generalizations about national tendencies for information processing, accepting evidence, making decisions, handling anxiety and responding to equality and inequality. If you’re a fan of cultural trivia, you’ll enjoy the brief interactive quizzes for each country!
If your like Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands you will probably appreciate the Falvey Library research guide Doing Business Abroad. The trial runs through February 11, 2011. Let us know what you think!
The Chronicle of Philanthropy is recognized as the premier trade publication for charitable fund raising. Falvey Library has had access to the full text of top line articles in the Chronicle via Academic Onefile and Lexis Nexis, but coverage wasn’t complete or timely. Now, we are pleased to make available access to the Chronicle of Philanthropy Online.
This enhanced version of the Chronicle includes up to the minute news, and podcasts on everything from managing small nonprofits to tips for fund raising on social media platforms. We now have access to reports of interest to the nonprofit world such as How Americans of Different Generations Give to Charity. Searchable databases on executive compensation, individual donors and corporate giving are available, as is a business services directory and job postings search engine.
Business students consulting for nonprofits, students interested in starting a career in a charitable services organization and professionals with fund raising responsibilities will all find the Chronicle of Philanthropy a useful addition to their toolkit. Just login to the Chronicle via the library Databases A-Z page and unlock their premium content!