TITLE

Expatriate administration: New realities and HR challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobini, Dianne S.
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;3/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with expatriate programs. Reason many expatriates are reluctant to take long-term assignments; Result of the decrease in the number of long-term expatriate assignments; List of policies and plan strategies to consider in expatriate programs.
ACCESSION #
16502186

 

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