Surviving life in a foreign environment

Hall, Graham
July 1996
People Management;07/25/96, Vol. 2 Issue 15, p31
Describes life as an expatriate worker in Singapore. Differences in culture; Effect of the time and distance factor to emotions and to work; Comment on choosing the right employee and partner for a foreign assignment.


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