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- Working abroad -- some family problems for expatriates. Ward, John // Accountancy;May79, Vol. 90 Issue 1029, p103
Focuses on problems of expatriates in Great Britain. Advice on wives; Arrangements on the schooling of children; Aid of the government on the problem.
- KIM AND KIM. Delisle // New Yorker;8/22/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 24, p65
Narrates an experience and observation while working in North Korea for a French company.
- DON'T WRITE OFF THE EXPATS. Brewster, Chris // People Management;9/26/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 19, p21
Deals with global trends in the international assignment of human resources (HR) professionals. Relationship between international posting and economic trends; Costs of expatriation; Forecasts on the expansion of the international element of HR.
- North Korea trades laborers for cash in deal with Mongolia. // East-Asia-Intel Reports;9/19/2007, p15
The article reports on a deal between North Korea and Mongolia wherein North Korea will send a large group of workers to Mongolia in 2008. The deal is part of efforts by North Korea to obtain hard currency. Up to 1,000 workers could participate in the labor project. Mongolia has close ties to...
- Conducting expat profiling. ROBBINS, MCLEAN // Employee Benefit News;Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p66
The article explores the cultural and logistical hurdles that employers may face regarding sending workers overseas. Isabelle Duguay of Bensinger, DuPont & Associates, comments on the stress related with expatriation. It emphasizes the need for human resources/benefits professionals to evaluate...
- Making Their Own Way: International Experience Through Self-Initiated Foreign Assignments. Suutari, Vesa; Brewster, Chris // Journal of World Business;Winter2000, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p417
Studies of international transferees have generally assumed that they are sent to a foreign country by their employer. In practice, many of these transferees make their own arrangements to get work abroad and this paper presents new information on this largely unstudied group, drawn from...
- Life as a Target in a Besieged Kingdom. Fattah, Hassan; MacLeod, Scott // Time;7/5/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 1, p30
Offers a look at the life of Westerners in Saudi Arabia as of July 2004. Report that most Western foreigners in Saudi Arabia are leaving the country; Killing of foreign workers by terrorists.
- The New Gastarbeiter. Sautter, Ursula // Time International (South Pacific Edition);6/30/2003, Issue 25, p42
The article focuses on the emerging trend in Berlin, Germany of leaving the homeland in search of work. In 2002, German labor offices arranged for more than 3,300 skilled workers to start jobs elsewhere in Europe. Even among Germans who do have jobs, the atmosphere of pessimism and insecurity is...
- The Protean Career. Crowley-Henry, Marian // International Studies of Management & Organization;Fall2007, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p44
This paper presents findings from a qualitative study exploring the career-related motivations and experiences of a sample of 20 expatriates living and working on a permanent basis in the south of France (Sophia Antipolis) and in Germany (Munich). By virtue of their having established local...