International Assignments: An Integration of Strategy, Research, and Practice

Synopsis

Although firms have been sending employees on international assignments for decades, systematic understanding is sorely lacking. This volume looks at such critical aspects of the assignment process as the selection process, the training required, factors that affect adjustment, performance and commitment, and how to retain and capitalize on the international experience once employees return home.This book is written for human resource managers and executives whose focus includes the global economy and the strategic role of people in achieving international competitiveness. It can be used as a textbook for courses in International Human Resource Management.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • William L. Davis
  • Linda K. Stroh
  • J. Stewart Black
  • Mark E. Mendenhall
  • Hal B. Gregersen
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Mahwah, NJ
Publication year:
  • 2005