Travel Wise: How to Be Safe, Savvy and Secure Abroad ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ray S. Leki

Travel Wise: How to Be Safe, Savvy and Secure Abroad

Intercultural Press
Publication date: June 2008
ISBN: 9781931930628
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

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In an age when an international voyage is as easy as it is unsettling, people need a variety of skills to cope with the unknown. Simple country information is not enough. You need cultural competence as well as a clear understanding of your tolerance for risk. With a solid understanding of your strengths and vulnerabilities you can explore strategies for minimizing risk and maximizing the gain in your travels. Travel Wise combines insight and practical advice to help travelers develop the right attitude, the right training, and the right approach for a successful journey.Used with countless individuals and organizations around the globe, the Travel Wise Model can guide your decision-making. Whether you are in corporate security, international HR, business planning for a corporation or running a study abroad program Leki's seasoned advice will work for you.Essential reading for anyone who carries a passport.-Laurette Bennhold-Samaan, Sr. Manager Global Mobility, Accenture Ltd.Designed for anyone concerned with international travel, this book also provides a series of rehearsed skills that will help even seasoned travelers face a variety of unexpected situations.-Book News Inc., August 2008ContentsForeword by Prudence Bushnell, Former U.S Ambassador to Kenya and GuatemalaIntroduction: A New Way to Look at Travel Safety1 The Travel Wise Model2 The Travel Wise Personal Inventory3 Making Sense of Your Personal and Interpersonal Skills Profile4 Personal Skills: Beyond the Basics5 Making Sense of Your Cross-Cultural Skills Profile6 Security Skills: Beyond the Basics7 Making Sense of Your Security Skills Profile8 Understanding Your Motivations9 Organizational Security10 Putting Your Skills into PracticeSpecial Issues: Managing Students and Young Adults/ProfessionalsAppendix: Information Strategies and ResourcesAbout the AuthorIndex
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