This practical text offers students, consultants, and training specialists proven strategies for launching successful training initiatives in developing nations. While there are many resources available for trainers, no other book takes the expatriate perspective - to prepare international trainers for the unique challenges they face when conducting training in underdeveloped regions. Truly global in scope, the book features examples and experiences from a variety of third world settings, including sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, and Central and South America. The contributors provide essential general strategies for trainers in developing countries, as well as specific advice on training in various fields - including public health, economic development, public sector development, and media and journalism.
Table of Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction, John L. Daly; Part I. Practical Strategies for Training in Developing Settings; 1. Issues of Safety, Security, and Personal Well-being in Developing Nations, William A. Marjenhoff; 2. Strategic Suggestions for Survival When Providing Public Administration Training in Underdeveloped Settings: The Case of Swaziland, John L. Daly; 3. Gender as a Culture Challenge for the American Educator in the Developing Nations Classroom: Using the "Different Voice", Barbara S. Liggett; 4. Strategic Marketing of Training Initiatives in Underdeveloped Countries: The Case of Swaziland, John L. Daly; Part II. Training in Specific Fields; 5. Training for Development Administration: Historical Perspectives, Ambe J. Njoh; 6. Training in the Economic Development Sector, Willy Holleweg dit Wegman; 7. Media Training in Developing Nations, Joyce E. Barrett; 8. Mental Health Counseling Groups in Developing Countries: The Preparation of Group Leadership Trainers, Rex Stockton, D. Keith Morran, and Leann J. Terry; 9. Training Community Nongovernmental Organizations, Willy Holleweg dit Wegman; 10. International Programs: Training in Developing Countries and Effective Training Strategies for Health Care Professionals Working with HIV/AIDS, Cherie Onkst and Eknath Naik; Part III. Observations and Conclusions; 11. Synopsis of Ideas, Future Trends, and Challenges, John L. Daly; About the Editor and Contributors; Index.