How to Work in Someone Else's Country

ISBN-10: 0295991364
ISBN-13: 9780295991368
Edition: 2011
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Book details

Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 174
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.572
Language: English

Working abroad offers adventure, friendship with people of other cultures, intimate familiarity with exciting places, and opportunities to make real differences in communities. It also presents countless challenges, ranging from packing and staying safe and healthy to balancing project objectives with on-the-ground realities, working with local officials, and forging respectful and productive relationships. These challenges and many more are tackled in How to Work in Someone Else's Country. Drawing on thirty years of experience as an international consultant in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Pacific, Ruth Stark provides guidance for anybody preparing to work in a foreign country. This easy-to-read guide is enlivened by real-life examples drawn from the author's journals and stories shared by colleagues. Slim enough to fit in a carry-on, this book is sure to come in handy wherever your work takes you. Ruth Starkis an international public health professional who currently serves as the senior technical advisor for Catholic Relief Services in South Africa.

Foreword
A Note to the Reader
Acknowledgments
Introduction
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
Index

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