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More than 50 million people live and work outside their native countries – and the numbers are growing.

According to a survey by PwC, 71% of Millennials want and expect an overseas assignment during their career.

A Great Move treats an international move as a multi-stage process.

Offers a systematic approach to help reduce the risk of failure, but also increase the likelihood that expatriates and their families will thrive through the transition.

Grounded in rigorous research on the foundations of successful intercultural transitions, A Great Moveis soundly practical in its approach and presentation.

BOOK DETAILS

Publisher: LID Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-911498-60-5

FORMAT: 234×156 mm

Bookbinding: Paperback

Number of pages: 234


AUTHOR

Katia’s professional background is in policy analysis. She holds a master’s degree from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and a Ph.D. from the RAND Corporation. Katia is a seasoned expat herself, having lived in eight cities, seven countries and three continents in the past 20 years, and currently lives in Zurich, Switzerland.


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A Great Move is everything you need to make a successful expatiate assignment. With all the bases covered, Katia superbly captures the fundamental thoughts, emotions and drivers crucial in deciding to leave the comfort of your home (or country), enjoying the assignment adventure, all while achieving your personal and professional goals.

Paul Kelly, Global Relocation & Immigration Program Manager, Intel Corporation

Finally, a book about moving abroad that addresses the social, emotional and psychological, along with the physical, practical and career considerations! A Great Move covers all the bases, outlining the five areas that truly matter and demand your attention as you move through the stages of deciding, preparing, moving and settling in a different country or culture. The balance between information, empathy and guidance is perfect, with stories of actual expat experiences woven throughout, along with snapshot assessments, chapter Checklists, and Common Mistakes. This book will help you create the conditions for having the challenging, yet compulsory caring conversations, connection and clarity needed when considering an international move, and the tools to help make the ensuing transitions shorter, softer and steadier.

Linda Janssen, author of The Emotionally Resilient Expat: Engage, Adapt and Thrive Across Culture

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