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Survival kit for overseas living : for Americans planning to live and work abroad

Author: L Robert Kohls
Publisher: London : Published by Nicholas Brealey Pub. in association with Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, Maine, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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With over 300,000 copies in print, Survival Kit for Overseas Living remains one of the most popular books ever published on an intercultural subject. It provides straightforward information on the challenges of moving to a new country and the tools needed to overcome obstacles.
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Kohls, L. Robert.
Survival kit for overseas living.
London : Published by Nicholas Brealey Pub. in association with Intercultural Press, Yarmouth, Maine, ©2001
(DLC) 2001016766
(OCoLC)45827784
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: L Robert Kohls
ISBN: 0585461678 9780585461670
OCLC Number: 52742252
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 So You're Going Overseas; 2 Others Have Gone Before; 3 The Stereotyped American; 4 The Ugly American; 5 Primitivism Reconsidered; 6 Culture Defined; 7 Comparing and Contrasting Cultures; 8 What Makes an American?; 9 To See Ourselves; 10 Traveling by Objectives; 11 On Becoming a Foreigner; 12 A Strategy for Strangers; 13 Know Thy Host Country; 14 Let's Play Q and A; 15 Speaking of Learning the Language; 16 Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty; 17 A Handy Guide to Intercultural Communication. 18 Culture Shock: Occupational Hazard of Overseas Living19 Responding to Culture Shock; 20 Skills that Make a Difference; 21 Husbands, Wives, and Children; 22 Minding Other People's Business; 23 The Challenge; Postscript 1: So You're Coming Back Home?; Postscript 2: Jaunts and Junkets; Appendices; A. The Kluckhohn Model; B. Information-Gathering Checklist about Your Host Country; C.A Human Profile; D. Logistics Checklists; E. Additional Resources; F. Template for Gathering Information about Doing Business in Your Country of Assignment; About the Author; Footnotes; Chapter 4; ch_04-fn1. Ch_04-fn2Chapter 5; ch_05-fn1; ch_05-fn2; Chapter 7; ch_07-fn1; ch_07-fn2; ch_07-fn3; ch_07-fn4; Chapter 9; ch_09-fn1; ch_09-fn2; Chapter 14; ch_14-fn1; Chapter 15; ch_15-fn1; Chapter 17; ch_17-fn1; Chapter 18; ch_18-fn1; Chapter 19; ch_19-fn1; Chapter 21; ch_21-fn1; ch_21-fn2; Chapter 25; ch_25-fn1.
Responsibility: L. Robert Kohls.
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