Adapting to the land down under
- Research points to weaknesses in Expat policy. Frazee, Valerie // Workforce (10928332);Jan98 Supplement Global Workforce, Vol. 77, p9
Presents the key findings of the `1996-1997 International Assignee Research Project' undertaken by expats and conducted by Berlitz International Inc. and HFS Mobility Services. Includes most important services; Identification of career planning and spouse career issues and counseling as...
- Guidance on expatriation. // Practical Accountant;Apr97, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on a US tax rule that provides guidelines regarding certain federal tax consequences of losing United States citizenship.
- Myths of expatriate life. Fitzgerald-Turner, Barbara // HRMagazine;Jun97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p65
Presents six common myths of expatriate life. Ways in which human resource (HR) professionals can strengthen expatriate programs and policies; How employers can reach `strategic partner status' in globalization.
- Expatriate benefits slimming as firms aim to trim costs. West, Diane // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;12/02/96, Vol. 100 Issue 49, p44
Focuses on a survey by Foster Higgens consulting firm, which shows the effect of efforts to decrease costs of maintaining overseas executives, on special expatriate treatment. Information on medical coverage; Comments from Kenneth J. Schulteis, president of Cincinnati's Business Planning Systems...
- Abroad. Stevenson, Matthew // American Scholar;Winter95, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p41
Narrates an American's experience of living in Geneva, Switzerland. Speaking the French language; Concerns about his children; Pleasures of Switzerland.
- Editor's note. // Cobblestone;Dec94, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p2
Comments on how throughout history people have made the difficult decision to live outside their native countries. Immigration; Why thousands of people have come to the United States; Why some Americans left the US; Expatriates; Social reasons for emigration.
- Getting ahead in Switzerland. Jones, Bodil // Management Review;Jun97, Vol. 86 Issue 6, p7
Predicts that there will be an increased pressure for higher mobility of expatriates and more flexible contracts at more competitive conditions in Switzerland. Trailing-spouse relocation program for expat's spouse.
- Planning is key to successful expatriation. Hodges, Catharine // People Management;3/9/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p18
Discusses coherent global strategies for managing expatriate employees. Explanation of Michael Maher, forum chairman and international human resources director for the Wellcome Foundation, about the expatriate issues; Policies developed by Wellcome for its employees in 1994; How communication...
- Receptivity to Careers in International Work--Abroad and at Home. Tharenou, Phyllis // Australian Journal of Management (University of New South Wales);2002 Special Issue, Vol. 27, p129
More employees now have careers in international work (i.e. across countries) than before, some abroad but increasingly more in domestic jobs with international responsibilities (DJIRs). Theory has not caught up with these trends. This paper uses constructs from social cognitive career theory...