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52 Activities for Successful International Relocation

By Donna M. Stringer and Patricia A. Cassiday

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52 Activities for Successful International Relocation is the only book of activities that focuses on issues of international relocation. These excercises--grounded in research and field-tested--were designed to help international relocation trainers and educators create programs that aid the transition from a familiar culture to a new one.

Relocating to a foreign country for school or work offers in an opportunity to expand your world view and develop useful strategies for adaptation. Preparing for such a move requires both attention to the logistical details and emotional preparation for the experience of living in a new culture.

52 Activities for Successful International Relocation is the only book of activities that focuses on issues of international relocation. These excercises--grounded in research and field-tested--were designed to help international relocation trainers and educators create programs that aid the transition from a familiar culture to a new one. Sections include predeparture preparedness exercises to reduce "culture shock," in-country support excercises, and reentry activities to prepare individuals to readjust to life back home.

Whether you're using this book in a business, education, or HR setting, 52 Activities for Successful International Relocation will help your student or employee manage the practical and emotional challenges of cultural change.

Biographical Notes

Patricia Cassiday is a cross-cultural consultant, trainer, and coach specializing in international transitions. She is the lead facilitator at Collaborative Connection, a consulting firm in the Seattle area.
Donna Stringer, the founder and former president of Executive Diversity Services, is a social psychologist with more than thirty years of experience as a cross-cultural educator and trainer. She has worked with U.S. corporations in 23 countries.

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  • ISBN: 9781473643413
  • Publication date: 27 Oct 2014
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  • Imprint: Intercultural Press
Cassiday and Stringer have brought together powerful, effective, and engaging approaches to support people in successfully working across cultures. — Nancy J. Adler, S. Bronfman Chair in Management, McGill University, Author, Leadership Insight and International Dimentions of Organizational Behavior
From pre-departure to reentry, 52 Activities for Successful International Relocation will help you to make the most of your experience abroad. A valuable resource for those relocating abroad as well as for their managers, trainers and coaches. — Philippe Rosinski, Ir., MS, MCC, Rosinski & Company sprl, author, Global Coaching and Coaching Across Cultures
A must-read book for anyone who wants to enjoy, and be effective, in a new culture. — Steve Reinemund, Former Dean, Wake Foreset School of Business and Retired Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo
International relocation is tricky, regardless of where you're coming from or where you're going to. I wish I had this resource when I was younger! — Alan Richter, PhD, President, QED Consulting, LLC
This book, much more than a collection of activities, provides a powerful road map. Many of the activites are easily adaptable for multiple contexts, and they cover the entire transition life-cycle. If you work with people relocating internationally, or are relocating internationally yourself, this book is for you. — Barbara F. Schaetti, Ph. D, Owner/Consultant, Transition Dynamics and Founding Partner, Personal Leadership Seminars
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