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Elswick, Jill
June 2004
Employee Benefit News;6/15/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p24
Discusses a short-term approach applied by U.S. companies to overseas assignment of employees. Advantage of short-term international jobs to companies; Challenges facing companies in relocating employees overseas; Reason behind failure in international assignments.


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