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Seoul man : a memoir of cars, culture, crisis, and unexpected hilarity inside a Korean corporate titan / Frank Ahrens.

Ahrens, Frank, 1963- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville 338.762 AHR (Text) 37323005277499 NEW-BKS Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield 338.762 Ahrens (Text) 78292000358509 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 11/06/2016

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  • ISBN: 9780062405241
  • ISBN: 0062405241
  • Physical Description: viii, 336 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : HarperBusiness, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note: Almost, not quite -- Three midlife crises -- At work: alien planet -- At home: alternate universe -- Detroit: showtime -- The Korean codes -- Reading the air -- Constant competition -- Admiral Yi: Korea's greatest Japan fighter -- Sejong the Great: give-and-take with China -- The dangerous cousins Kim -- "This doesn't rattle" -- The chairman arrives -- Seoul surprises -- Almost, not quite English -- Car of the year -- Bye, bye, baby -- Not here, not now -- Sang moo waygookin -- The 2013 model -- Genesis and Sonata -- Jakarta is no Seoul -- Escape plan -- The judgment of Genesis -- Finding home -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.: "Heartbreaking and hilarious, Seoul Man is Frank Ahrens' story of the three years he spent in Korea as the highest ranking non-Korean executive at Hyundai, shedding light on a business culture very few Western journalists have been able to experience"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hy┼Ćndae Chonghap Sangsa (Korea)
Automobile industry and trade > Korea (South)
Corporate culture > Korea (South)
International business enterprises > Korea (South)

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