Starting a new life in South Africa
expatriate counselling for two Danes starting up a sales office in Cape Town. Together with their families, they wanted to prepare their new life in South Africa. LIVING INSTITUTE designed and conducted two consultations. The first session for the working spouses concerned: – Doing Business in South Africa, focusing on the main cultural differences relevant to the actual situation. – The importance of relationship building; how far do you get involved; recruitment; leadership style. The second session for the accompanying spouses concerned: – The differences and similarities relevant for the spouses and the families’ children; – Development of potential strategies in able to create a successful adaption and expatriation for the two families.