Planning is key to successful expatriation

Hodges, Catharine
March 1995
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 was given priority with expatriates to be kept informed about the terms of the assignments; Survey results on expatriation.


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