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Re-entry: expectations vs. reality

When I decided to write a book about overcoming the challenges of repatriation, I knew I’d have to talk to repats about their experiences. I wanted to get an accurate picture of re-entry — the good, the bad, and the … Continue reading

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How effective is intercultural training?

Cross-cultural training improves skills that lead to expatriate satisfaction, including intercultural competence and effective interpersonal communication. Intercultural training is a multidisciplinary field that emerged after the end of WWII. From the pioneering work of organizations such as the US Foreign … Continue reading

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