International Assignments / Edition 1

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Overview

"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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780805850505
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • Publication date: 8/16/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.64 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The strategic roles of international assignments in globalization 3
2 The process of cross-cultural adjustment 29
3 Selecting : identifying candidates with global leadership potential 49
4 Training : helping people learn to do the right things 80
5 Adjusting : developing new mental road maps and cultural skills 99
6 Integrating : balancing multiple allegiances 120
7 Appraising : determining if people are doing the right things 144
8 Rewarding : compensation and pay 171
9 Repatriating : helping people readjust and perform 189
10 Retaining : utilizing the experienced global manager 218
11 Managing the entire global assignment cycle : establishing best practices 235
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