INDEX

A

Abbreviations

common business
common text
as form of shorthand

Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz, Crown Prince

Accents

Acculturation

Acronyms

common business
defining for cross-cultural communication
as form of shorthand

Adoption

Affection, public displays of

Africa

Agreement frame

American English

American Sign Language

hook ’em horns gesture in
letter t in

Analogies

Ancestry

Arabic culture

area- and language-specific characteristics of
multicultural language dynamics in

Area-Specific

Asia/Pacific, Chinese, and Japanese cultures
English Language cultures
Germanic, Scandinavian, and Nordic cultures
Latin or Romantic Language cultures
Middle East, Arabic, and North African cultures
Russian, East European, and Slavic cultures

Asian Pacific cultures

area- and language-specific characteristics of
formality of e-mail communication in
management styles of
multicultural language dynamics in
team-oriented culture
on time culture in

Asians

listening and
periods of silence during negotiations and
process-oriented culture of
tonality and
understanding and
use of descriptive feedback frame in

Aspirational factor

Assertiveness, avoiding

Association

Association of American Geographers

Attire

appropriate
attire protocol in Dubai
author’s
business attire in Dubai
protocol in Saudi Arabia
regional

Audience

Australia

Author

ancestry of, xv
awareness of social class
business example of cultural overlay, xv–xvi
on challenging translation experience
on choice of business name
cultural overlay of, xv–xvi ...

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