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Title:
Globalizing people through international assignments
Author:
Black, J. Stewart, 1959-
Publication Information:
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xviii, 302 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780201433890
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Book

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Summary

This book covers every aspect of international assignments. It is written primarily for someone who must deal with the global economy and the strategic role of people in achieving international competitiveness. Globalizing People through International Assignments is designed to provide a sophisticated but practical understanding of the strategic roles of international assignments as well as the dynamics of the full cycle of these assignments.


Table of Contents

I The Strategic Roles Of Global Assignments
1 The Strategic Roles of Global Assignments
2 The Process of Making Cross-Cultural Adjustments
II Before The Assignment
3 Selecting: Finding the Right People
4 Training: Helping People Learn to Do the Right Things
III During The Assignment
5 Adjusting: Developing New Mental Maps and Behaviors
6 Integrating: Balancing Dual Allegiance
7 Appraising: Determining If People Are Doing the Right Things
8 Rewarding: Recognizing People When They Do Things Right
IV After The Assignment
9 Repatriating: Helping People Readjust and Perform
10 Retaining: Utilizing the Experi enced Global Manager
11 Managing the Entire Global Assignment Cycle: Establishing Best Practices