Preparing for your move abroad : relocating, settling in, and managing culture shock /

This comprehensive, step-by-step guide is designed to prepare you for your move abroad and to enable you to manage the transition effectively. It combines the practical, cultural, and psychological aspects of relocation, and helps to allay the fears and reduce the stresses that accompany this major...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Hart, Rona.
Format: eBook
Published: London : Kuperard, 2012.
Series:Culture smart!
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Table of Contents:
  • Decisions, decisions
  • Relocation planning made simple
  • Effective information gathering
  • Practical preparation
  • Establishing a support system
  • Culture matters!
  • Cross-cultural learning
  • The cross-cultural adaptation process
  • Managing the transition
  • Packing up your home
  • The farewell stage
  • The relocation day
  • Soft landing
  • The honey moon
  • Settling in
  • The challenges of the settling-in period
  • Culture shock: the challenge of change
  • Stages and symptoms of culture shock
  • Managing culture shock
  • From adaptation to integration
  • Confronting a new culture
  • The rewards of successful adaptation.