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Capitalizing on the Global Workfororce: A Strategic Guide Fo Expatriate Management
     

Capitalizing on the Global Workfororce: A Strategic Guide Fo Expatriate Management

by Michael S. Schell, Charlene Marmer Solomon, Charlene M. Solomon, Charlene Solomon
 
U.S. corporations employ 5.5 million people abroad and sent 30% more American expatriates overseas in 1994 than in the previous year. How a company selects and manages the people who will run their operations overseas and how it adjusts domestically to capitalize on the lessons it learns in the global village have a profound effect on its success as an organization.

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U.S. corporations employ 5.5 million people abroad and sent 30% more American expatriates overseas in 1994 than in the previous year. How a company selects and manages the people who will run their operations overseas and how it adjusts domestically to capitalize on the lessons it learns in the global village have a profound effect on its success as an organization. Capitalizing on the Global Workforce is the only book of its kind to examine the array of international human resource issues faced by organizations and expatriates. It introduces the Windham International Cultural Model, a guide to understanding how culture affects the way people behave and think, and provides a cultural context for the practical aspects of deploying, selecting and compensating expatriates for maximum success. Capitalizing on the Global Workforce includes the most up-to-date information on: Staffing issues such as selection, preparation, compensation and benefits; Understanding the impact of culture on international business; Preparing people to be culturally fluent; Supporting expatriate families to ensure their success.

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Explains how to manage employees in an international business environment, focusing on intercultural understanding as the foundation for a successful global business. Shows how to recognize appropriate behaviors in different cultures, structure an international compensation package for expatriates and local nationals, build an international relocation program, and support the adaptation process for spouses and family members. For new and veteran HR managers. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786308958
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/01/1996
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.17(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.07(d)

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