International Assignments / Edition 1

International Assignments / Edition 1

by Linda K. Stroh, J. Stewart Black, Mark E. Mendenhall, Hal B. Gregersen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805850503

ISBN-13: 9780805850505

Pub. Date: 08/16/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"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 include the global…  See more details below

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"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 include 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805850505
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/16/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

1The strategic roles of international assignments in globalization3
2The process of cross-cultural adjustment29
3Selecting : identifying candidates with global leadership potential49
4Training : helping people learn to do the right things80
5Adjusting : developing new mental road maps and cultural skills99
6Integrating : balancing multiple allegiances120
7Appraising : determining if people are doing the right things144
8Rewarding : compensation and pay171
9Repatriating : helping people readjust and perform189
10Retaining : utilizing the experienced global manager218
11Managing the entire global assignment cycle : establishing best practices235

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