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ERIC Number: ED421428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Taking Care of Business: A Manual for Doing Business across National and Cultural Boundaries. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad, 1997 (India).
Okoli, Emeka J.
This paper contains information written from the perspective of a U.S. executive traveling overseas for the first time. The ideas presented are to help ease the fear of the experience. Sections include: (1) from outside looking in; (2) encounter stage and transition shock; and (3) taking care of business in a foreign environment. The seminar participant notes his interest is both personal and professional. He is an African from Nigeria where, like India, many ethnic groups exist and many languages and dialects are spoken. Also, he desires to explore the similarities and differences between Indian, American, and Nigerian cultures in the areas of diversity management. Recommendations for future travelers in foreign countries are made. Contains a list of 20 references. (EH)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: United States Educational Foundation in India.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: India