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Title International assignments : an integration of strategy, research, and practice / Linda K. Stroh ... [and others]
Published Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005


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 MELB  658.407 Str/Iaa  AVAILABLE
Description xix, 281 pages : illustrations ; cm
Contents 1. The strategic roles of international assignments in globalization -- 2. The process of cross-cultural adjustment -- 3. Selecting : identifying candidates with global leadership potential -- 4. Training : helping people learn to do the right things -- 5. Adjusting : developing new mental road maps and cultural skills -- 6. Integrating : balancing multiple allegiances -- 7. Appraising : determining if people are doing the right things -- 8. Rewarding : compensation and pay -- 9. Repatriating : helping people readjust and perform -- 10. Retaining : utilizing the experienced global manager -- 11. Managing the entire global assignment cycle : establishing best practices
Summary "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."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Executives -- Training of.
Leadership -- Study and teaching.
International business enterprises -- Employees -- Training.
International business enterprises -- Personnel management.
Cross-cultural orientation.
Author Stroh, Linda K.
LC no. 2004050610
ISBN 080585049X alkaline paper
0805850503 alkaline paper