As companies look to offer more flexible packages than the traditional long-term assignment, 2 extremes have emerged: the virtual expat and the permanent transfer
Most expats aim to learn a little of the language in their new host country – but it can present both unexpected benefits and difficulties…
A happy expat is a successful expat. But what can expats & GM professionals do to increase the chances of a successful expat experience?
Cross-cultural differences are often larger than expats expect – with direct consequences for their assignment. Raise your cross-cultural awareness & stay prepared
Understanding your key obligations towards expats and the organization itself is the first step to success for any starting Global Mobility Manager
Making false assumptions can be dangerous – and can lead to expat failure
Repatriation is a problem for many global mobility departments. But it might be easier to acknowledge that the person coming back is not the one who left
Rob Chipman, President of FIDI, analyses the financial and non-financial cost of a failed international mobility assignment.
Some sources claim that as much as 50% of expat assignments end up in failure. We listed the main reasons why.
How do you plan for, measure and optimize the business value of international assignments? Here are the key four factors.
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