Making Their Own Way: International Experience Through Self-Initiated Foreign Assignments
- Self-Initiated Career Characteristics of Danish Expatriated Engineers. Andersen, Torben // Annual International Conference on Human Resource Management & P;2013, p29
The article presents a study which examines the characteristics of self-initiated expatriation of Danish engineers. The study is founded on data from four surveys conducted by the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA). It states that the selection of themes from the surveys are based on pragmatism....
- Expatriate Re-Entry: What Do Repatriates Have to Say? Napier, Nancy K.; Peterson, Richard B. // Human Resource Planning;1991, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p19
This article reviews findings from a survey of managers who had returned from expatriate assignments within the previous two years. The focus is on the managers' reactions to their firms' assistance during three stages of their expatriate assignments: selection and training prior to going...
- 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.
- 1996 relocation survey reveals current trends. Frazee, Valerie // Workforce;Oct97 Supplement Global Workforce, Vol. 76, p9
Reports on the results of the 1996 Global Relocation Trends Survey sponsored by Windham International and the National Foreign Trade Council which focuses on expatriate relocation. Includes percentage of newly hired expatriates; Distribution of expatriates by sex; Importance of manager...
- Retaining Repatriates: The Role of Organizational Support Practices. Lazarova, Mila; Caligiuri, Paula // Journal of World Business;Winter2001, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p389
The issue of repatriate turnover continues to be a challenge for many multinational companies today. This article describes several repatriate support practices offered by organizations--and how effective they are at lowering repatriates' turnover intentions. We found that supportive repatriate...
- Worth the risk. Hargreaves, Ben // Professional Engineering;9/6/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 16, p26
The article reports that many engineers are not averse to the possibility of working in the Middle East even though the events in Lebanon is seemingly making the area more unstable and the media full of horror stories. A study on the behalf of EPC Global shows that the area still retains its...
- 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...
- TALENTO VENEZOLANO PARA EXPORTAR. Díaz, Vanessa Pérez // Debates IESA;oct-dic2008, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p30
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- Report sheds light on slow hiring of immigrant engineers. // Canadian Consulting Engineer;Oct/Nov2014, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p8
The article focuses on an online survey released by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) on September 10, 2014 on why employers do not hire internationally trained engineers and found that both employers and engineers find it difficult to work together.