Survival Kit For Overseas Living: For Americans Planning To Live And Work Abroad is now in a revised and updated third addition. Fast-paced, practical, offering straightforward information and penetrating insights into the process of cross-cultural adaptation combine with hands-on suggestions for coping with the overseas experience. Readers learn how to avoid stereotypes, how to explore the mysteries of culture, and how values and different ways of thinking influence behavior. Readers are provided with basic strategies for getting to know their hosts, managing culture shock, and developing intercultural communication skills. Readers will find guidelines on how to deal with reverse culture shock when returning home! Survival Kit For Overseas Living provides the tools needed to overcome cultural obstacles and prepare the way for a rewarding and successful experience whether traveling as an individual or a family.