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How to work in someone else's country

Author: Ruth D Stark
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Easy-to-read guide is enlivened by real-life examples drawn from the author's journals and stories shared by colleagues

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2011017793
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth D Stark
ISBN: 0295804327 9780295804323
OCLC Number: 913562038
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 162 pages)
Contents: Relationship is everything and everyone is related --
The first step : figuring out what your job is --
The second step : figuring out whom you are working for --
Questions to ask before you start packing --
A few travel survival tips --
Keeping safe --
What to do if you get there and nobody wants you --
How to make them glad that you are there --
Living and working in the public eye --
Working with your local counterparts --
Meet the press --
Dress code for the international professional --
Working with governments --
Visiting the field --
Presenting your message --
On gift-giving --
A few notes on culture --
Briefings and debriefings --
Making a difference --
Profile of the effective international worker --
A few last words.
Responsibility: Ruth Stark.

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