Reasons for expatriate failure
Reasons for expatriate failure | international human resource management
Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapters 8, 9, and 10. In your textbook, Exhibit 9.4: Reasons for Expatriate Failure lists reasons for failure in expatriate assignments (p. 262). Use recent sources as support. Remember to include APA headings.
- Select three to four expatriate failure reasons from Exhibit 9.4.
- Provide HR solutions to the selected three to four failures.
- Support solutions with recent and credible data.
Tarique, I., Briscoe, D.R., & Schuler, R. S. (2016). International human resource management: Policies and practices for multinational enterprises (5th ed.). New York: Routledge.
Biggest reasons for expatriate failure
- Lack of local support or Insufficient support systems
- Disconnection from home country
- Domestic difficulties
- Failure to plan
- Lack of expatriate training
- Culture Shock
- Poor Candidate Selection
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