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International Assignments : An Integration of Strategy, Research, and Practice - Linda K. Stroh

International Assignments

An Integration of Strategy, Research, and Practice

Hardcover Published: 16th August 2004
ISBN: 9780805850499
Number Of Pages: 464

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Although firms have been sending employees on international assignments for decades, systematic understanding is sorely lacking. This volume looks at such critical aspects of the assignment process as the selection process, the training required, factors that affect adjustment, performance and commitment, and how to retain and capitalize on the international experience once employees return home.
This book is written for human resource managers and executives whose focus includes the global economy and the strategic role of people in achieving international competitiveness. It can be used as a textbook for courses in International Human Resource Management.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
The Strategic Roles of International Assignments in Globalization
The Process of Cross-Cultural Adjustment
Before the Assignment
Selecting: Identifying Candidates With Global Leadership Potential
Training: Helping People to Do the Right Things
During the Assignment
Adjusting: Developing New Mental Road Maps and Cultural Skills
Integrating: Balancing Multiple Allegiances
Appraising: Determining if People are Doing the Right Things
Rewarding: Compensation and Pay
After the Assignment
Repatriating: Helping People Readjust and Perform
Retaining: Utilizing the Experienced Global Manager
Managing the Entire Global Assignment Cycle: Establishing Best Practices
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ISBN: 9780805850499
ISBN-10: 080585049X
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 16th August 2004
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.72 x 16.82  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1