Leaving home

1 September 2013
The benefits of working and living in foreign climes have been well documented. Research published in the Harvard Business Review in 2010 even showed ‘bicultural’ managers – those that identify themselves with two cultures – had better professional reputations and got promoted faster than ‘monocultural’ managers. So what’s it like to leave your home country and have to fit in with a whole new culture and different ways of working and conducting business? SB finds out from leading procurement and supply professionals…
To read the rest of this article you need to sign in:
Don't have an account? Register here


Not a CIPS member? Why not join CIPS to access a full range of benefits, including:

  • Access all areas of the CIPS Knowledge on-line library including tools and templates and Supply Management stories.
  • Enhance your network and get connected to a global community of 120,000 in 150 countries.
  • Stay in touch and up to date through member only events and branch meetings.
  • Annual subscription to Supply Management magazine.
  • 10 per cent discount on all training courses, workshops, seminars and conferences.
  • Up to 15 per cent discount on books from the CIPS book store, including course books and a range of further reading text books.

And much more. Click here to join >

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater)
London, Leeds or Manchester
£34,090 - £52,248 depending on role and location
Ministry of Justice
CIPS Knowledge
Find out more with CIPS Knowledge:
  • best practice insights
  • guidance
  • tools and templates