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Author Ahrens, Frank, 1963- author.

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

Publication Info. New York : HarperBusiness, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Ahrens,F AHR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 336 pages ; 24 cm
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Contents 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 "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 Ahrens, Frank, 1963- -- Biography.
Hyndae Chonghap Sangsa (Korea).
Automobile industry and trade -- Korea (South).
Corporate culture -- Korea (South).
International business enterprises -- Korea (South).
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780062405241 (hardback)
0062405241 (hardback)

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