Working with Americans: Tips for Danes: An entertaining guide to business co-operation

KXMGroup
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Doing business in the US is challenging and exciting. The size, wealth, and diversity of the American market is hard to beat. But when it comes to business culture, too many Danes assume that the US is just like Denmark - only bigger. This can be the first of many expensive mistakes.


Find out:


◦ What to expect in meetings and negotiations with Americans

◦ How to make small talk with US colleagues - and which topics to avoid

◦ What Americans really want from a manager

◦ Why your US customers expect you to be available all the time

◦ How to speak American-sounding English and avoid errors

◦ Why Americans love exclamation points!

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About the author

Kay Xander Mellish is a keynote speaker on Denmark and Danish culture. She is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.


A native of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Kay studied journalism and art history at New York University. She worked for several US Fortune 500 companies including units of The Walt Disney Company, News Corp., and WarnerMedia before moving to Denmark, where she was employed by Carlsberg and Danske Bank. 


This is Kay’s fourth book. Her first book, How to Live in Denmark: An entertaining guide for newcomers and their Danish friends, was based on her long-running podcast and is for sale at Denmark’s National Museum, the Danish Parliament at Christiansborg Palace, and Hamlet’s Castle in Helsingør. It is also available in Arabic and Chinese.


Her second book, Top 35 Mistakes Danes Make in English, was a Saxo.com bestseller.


Kay’s third book, How to Work in Denmark: Tips on Succeeding at Work and Understanding Your Danish Boss has been ordered in bulk by several large Danish companies for distribution to their newly-arrived foreign specialists.

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Publisher
KXMGroup
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Published on
Jul 4, 2019
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Pages
124
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ISBN
9788799845569
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Language
English
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Genres
Business & Economics / Business Etiquette
Business & Economics / International / General
Business & Economics / Workplace Culture
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