Globalizing People through International Assignments / Edition 1

Globalizing People through International Assignments / Edition 1

by Stewart Black
     
 

ISBN-10: 0201433893

ISBN-13: 9780201433890

Pub. Date: 12/10/1998

Publisher: Pearson

The rapid globalization of business and its impact on firms are beyond dispute. If multinational firms are to prosper now and in the future, they must develop managers who can successfully formulate and implement strategies, invent and utilize technologies, and create and coordinate information in a global context. International assignments are the single most…  See more details below

Overview

The rapid globalization of business and its impact on firms are beyond dispute. If multinational firms are to prosper now and in the future, they must develop managers who can successfully formulate and implement strategies, invent and utilize technologies, and create and coordinate information in a global context. International assignments are the single most powerful means for developing future global leaders. This book is written primarily for the executive who must deal with the global economy and the strategic role of people in achieving international competitiveness. This includes CEOs, line managers, and especially human resource management executives. This book is also ideally suited to participants in human resource management programs and executive education courses. The contents are designed to give readers a sophisticated yet practical understanding of the strategic roles of international assignments as well as the dynamics of the full cycle of these assignments.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201433890
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/10/1998
Series:
Addison Wesley Series on Managing Human Resources Series
Pages:
302
Product dimensions:
5.32(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Pt. IIntroduction
Ch. 1The Strategic Roles of Global Assignments1
Ch. 2The Process of Making Cross-Cultural Adjustments32
Pt. IIBefore the Assignment
Ch. 3Selecting: Finding the Right People52
Ch. 4Training: Helping People Learn to Do the Right Things87
Pt. IIIDuring the Assignment
Ch. 5Adjusting: Developing New Mental Maps and Behaviors107
Ch. 6Integrating: Balancing Dual Allegiance130
Ch. 7Appraising: Determining If People Are Doing the Right Things156
Ch. 8Rewarding: Recognizing People When They Do Things Right175
Pt. IVAfter the Assignment
Ch. 9Repatriating: Helping People Readjust and Perform202
Ch. 10Retaining: Utilizing the Experienced Global Manager236
Ch. 11Managing the Entire Global Assignment Cycle: Establishing Best Practices256
References278
Index293

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