IHRM - The Process of Foreign Assignments
GRIN Verlag, Jun 14, 2004 - Business & Economics - 56 pages
Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2003 in the subject Business economics - Personnel and Organisation, grade: 1,2 (A+), University of Applied Sciences Aalen (Business), course: Business English, language: English, abstract: This paper deals with the process of foreign assignments within the scope of IHRM. It will give a broad overview of the phases seen from the angle of reducing expatriate failure rates. The expatriation process can be divided into the following stages: personnel recruitment and selection, contractual conditions, preparation and support, as well as repatriation. An interview with a MNC compares theory and practice and points out possible reasons for failure.
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52 Reintegration measures efficient reentry planning
Practical Study The process of foreign assignments illustrated by the example of a Japanese Company JC
62 Expatriation program
Comparison of theory and the expatriation program of JC Germany
adjustment Adler Armstrong assessment center assignment abroad Bolten Burch candidate candidate’s career cognitive company’s contractual conditions country’s language criteria cross-cultural training cultural open-mindedness culture shock Culture-general culture-specific deployment employment environment evaluation expatriate assignments Expatriate fails expatriate’s family expatriation process Expatriation program experience Experiential External recruitment foreign assignment future expatriate Gaugler Geislingen geocentric model German National Library Gregersen Gudykunst home and host home company home-based pay approach host country host culture host-based HR department Human Resource Management IHRM important Intercultural Competence intercultural training international assignments International Business Studies international remuneration policy internationally interpersonal relationships Japanese expatriates JC Germany JC Japan JC’s job description job-related Kumar language training Mendenhall mentor program MNCs München Oechsler offer on-site support organization paid in Euro parent company Personal-related support Personnel recruitment position possible Price Waterhouse problems process of foreign professional recruitment and selection Reintegration measures repatriation Scherm/Süß social Stroh Suutari Wagner Weber