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Survival Kit For Overseas Living: For Americans Planning To Live And Work Abroad is now in a revised and updated third addition. Fast-paced, practical, offering straightforward information and penetrating insights into the process of cross-cultural adaptation combine with hands-on suggestions for coping with the overseas experience. Readers learn how to avoid stereotypes, how to explore the mysteries of culture, and how values and different ways of thinking influence behavior. Readers are provided with basic strategies for getting to know their hosts, managing culture shock, and developing intercultural communication skills. Readers will find guidelines on how to deal with reverse culture shock when returning home! Survival Kit For Overseas Living provides the tools needed to overcome cultural obstacles and prepare the way for a rewarding and successful experience whether traveling as an individual or a family. -- Midwest Book Review --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
L. Robert Kohls is also the author of Learning to Think Korean and coauthor of two other titles, Developing Intercultural Awareness, with John Knight, and Training Know How for Cross-Cultural and Diversity Trainers with Herb Brussow.
Great book for anyone who is thinking about doing missionary work abroad!!!Published 4 months ago by Teen Challenge of Arizona
Always good to get others opinions but being a Returned peace Corps Volunteer, I have most of the bases covered.Published 19 months ago by Robyn Michaels
This book has a lot of useful information, but it is a lot of the same information I got during orientations and such. I guess that means it's good information? Read morePublished 21 months ago by StrawberryPinch
I bought this book for my Wife to read so we can get ready for any trips overseas to visit.Published on June 19, 2013 by Brian J. Schulz
Having lived overseas for extended periods over the past dozen years, I didn't learn as many new things as someone who may not have been there, but the information given is... Read morePublished on December 23, 2011 by Missions Mom
Survival Kit for Overseas Living was not worth the money or time to read it. No real usable information and written at what seemed like a 6th grade level. Read morePublished on May 30, 2011 by Jan Nolan
Definately not what I was expecting! I was looking for more than this book gave. I didn't find anything useful until halfway through the book and even then it was REAL broad. Read morePublished on October 19, 2008 by K. Hodges
I was required to read the book for my study abroad class. I was surprised to see that some of it was interesting. Read morePublished on July 31, 2008 by Tiffany Moore