Articles and Author Appearances
McGraw-Hill Professional Introduces KISS, BOW, OR SHAKE HANDS: An Online Cross-Cultural Training Tool for Companies and Universities
New York PR Newswire
April 7, 2010
Effective communication across cultures is a critical driver of success as the business world becomes increasingly global, teams are more diverse, working with international clients is widespread, and managing people across borders is common.
Full Story about New Site by McGraw-Hill
Innocent gestures can translate poorly, traveler warns
Los Angeles Times
April 17, 2008
In Sydney, Australia, I simply hailed a taxi, opened the door and jumped in the back seat...
Bridging the cultural gap in the Mideast
By Rola George Habr
April 11, 2008
Success in business across the globe requires a clear understanding of how cultural differences affect the way a deal is done.
Available in 2 pdf files: Part 1 & Part 2
Business News America
February 14, 2008
Latin America's banking sector saw a flurry of M&A deals last year, led by international banks looking to boost their presence in fast-growing emerging markets.
Here's a Tip: Know Your Global Gratuities to Get Culturally Savvy
David Wallace, iPass
This is an article on tipping and gift giving by David Wallace with recommendations from Terri Morrison.
Terri Morrison Interview
October 26, 2007
Warren Strugatch speaks with Terri Morrison, co-author of “Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands” .
Doing business abroad? Simple faux pas can sink you
by Gary Soller USA Today
August 23, 2007
Gary Soller discusses giftgivng with advice from Terri Morrison and others.
Nicole Lyn Pesce, Nicole Carter, New York Daily News
March 9, 2007
A short note on European etiquette.
Words to the Wise
Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway, Business Traveler
Business Traveler offers tips on business etiquette in the UK, with excerpts from the book "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands"
Be polite while you're abroad
Ellen Creager, Detriot Free Press
October 1, 2006
In Argentina, never dress like you're in Brazil. In Kuwait, truffles are a good topic of conversation. ..."Cultural aspects will not change for a long time," says Terri Morrison. A society's cultural orientation -- how its citizens accept, process, act upon information and negotiate -- is so deeply rooted it survives regimes, CNN, and even the world-shrinking Internet, she says. Full Story
Kiss Bow or Shake Hands
Karen Fawcett for Bonjour Paris
How I wish I’d had the book Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands during my trip to India and Asia. ...The reality is that even though people are becoming (in many ways) more alike, they tend to be filled with national pride and cultural differences. Being able to anticipate people’s behavior often enhances a traveler’s experience.
Required Tools For Effective Business Travel
Marc Kramer, Special To The Evening Bulletin
If you are traveling abroad on business you have to buy "Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands" by Terri Morrison and Wayne A. Conaway and published by Adams Media. This is the most comprehensive book on the do's and don't's of doing business globally. Full Story
Test Your Cultural IQ is a quiz presented by Computerworld based on data from Kiss, Bow or Shake Hands.
The Los Angeles Times quotes Terri Morrison in a recent article
5 business-lunch faux pas
The recipe for a successful business meal seems deceptively easy. "Let's meet for lunch," you tell a client or associate. You get together. You talk business...