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Managing the overseas assignment

Author: Lennie Copeland; Irving Saraf; Jim Block; Ned Miller; Copeland Griggs Productions.
Publisher: San Francisco : Copeland Griggs Productions, ©1983.
Series: Going international, pt. 2.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intended to help families adjust to living abroad through exploration of cultural and business practices in various foreign countries. This program focuses on business practices in Japan, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, India, England, and Mexico as seen in vignettes and through interviews. Shows specific problems Americans might have in doing business in such countries as Japan, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, England and India.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lennie Copeland; Irving Saraf; Jim Block; Ned Miller; Copeland Griggs Productions.
OCLC Number: 12532710
Notes: Issued also as motion picture.
Credits: Cinematographer, Stephen Lighthill ; editor, Irving Saraf ; music, Patrick Gleeson.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (29 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide.
Series Title: Going international, pt. 2.
Responsibility: producer, Lennie Copeland ; director, Irving Saraf ; writers, Lennie Copeland, Jim Block, Ned Miller.

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Intended to help families adjust to living abroad through exploration of cultural and business practices in various foreign countries. This program focuses on business practices in Japan, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, India, England, and Mexico as seen in vignettes and through interviews. Shows specific problems Americans might have in doing business in such countries as Japan, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, England and India. Cultural taboos and accepted standards of behavior are explained by foreign nationals of the host countries. Strategies for improving personal performance in foreign business situations are described.

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