Summary of Seoul Man
Copyright © by Frank Ahrens. Published by arrangement with HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
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Former Washington Post journalist Frank Ahrens draws parallels between his challenges as a middle-aged newlywed undergoing a career change in an unfamiliar country and the pivotal time he witnessed in the history of Korea and of his new employer, Hyundai Motor Company. His narrative offers a unique perspective and an outsider’s view of South Korean culture. He provides a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of Hyundai and the auto industry, as well as many forthright, amusing confessions about his blunders as a new husband and an expat executive. getAbstract recommends this good-humored, atypical business biography to auto enthusiasts and to those curious about working abroad or about Korea.
About the Author
Frank Ahrens was a Washington Post journalist for 18 years. He served as director of global PR for Hyundai Motor Group from 2010 to 2013.