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The Ambassador: Inside the Life of a Working Diplomat (Capital Currents) [Paperback]

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Using the life and work of one of the world's most accomplished diplomats, Sweden's Jan Eliasson, this provocative book offers a unique inside view of how modern diplomacy shapes world political debate and affects the outcome of major events and international relations. Ambassador Eliasson has provided diplomatic reporter John Shaw with 'up close' access to his work for a year--his last in Washington as ambassador. Shaw has attended policy meetings with the Ambassador, watched him give speeches, host high-level receptions and interact with other senior diplomats. Using Eliasson as the case study, The Ambassador delves into what modern diplomats really do and offers a unique, person, behind-the-scenes glimpse of international statesmanship. Eliasson is of special interest because he just completed his term as President of the United Nations General Assembly and now serves as the Swedish Foreign Minister.

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Pages   200
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.9" Width: 6" Height: 0.6"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 30, 2007
Publisher   Capital Books
ISBN  193310242X  
ISBN13  9781933102429  

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1Books > Special Features > New & Used Textbooks > Social Sciences > Political Science > International
2Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Politics > General
3Books > Subjects > Nonfiction > Politics > International > Diplomacy

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international networking - advanced class  Feb 15, 2007
Had the benefit of seeing the author and subject at a DC event , so must say from the outset, that this may have an unfair advantage.
Shaw does a fine job, capturing the essence of Eliasson's modus operandi and how that translates into cognitive and situational connectedness.
The book is a "how to" and ""why you should" parlay networking skills to enable a greater good.
Though written from the POV of an Ambassador in international settings and circumstances, I got the impression that if one picks up on the themes and techniques - one could improve one's lot in life personally, career, and in business, overall.
Enjoyed the blunt, straight forward, A-political nature of the discussions, and picked up (learned ) where the Ambassador stopped short of going to far, after he had made his point.
Excellent insite into how/why certain international situations happenned, and gives suggestions as to how some may have been avoided, without sounding like a monday morning quarterback. More. like lesssons for us to observe for the next time.


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