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Running Head: CCT PROGRAM1Cross-Cultural Training Program for International AssignmentNameInstructorInstitutionCourseDate
CCT PROGRAM2TABLE OF CONTENTSTITLEPAGEABSTRACT3INTRODUCTION4Design of the systematic process for effective CCT program5Phase 15Phase 2; conducting the multicultural training needs enquiry7Phase 3; establishing CCT objectives and processes8Phase 4: developing and delivering the CCT package 9Phase 5: evaluation of cross-cultural training12Recommendations13Conclusion14Appendixes15
CCT PROGRAM3AbstractThe rise of global multination has necessitated the need for people to work across borders. Multinationals send persons they trust over the borders to oversee operations on their behalf and successfully take care of the business interests overseas. With this ability, the universal economy has seen the rise of assignee tasks (Caligiuri, Lazarova & Tarique, 2005 p.75). The literature on the other hand has stated the importance of the cross-cultural training for these expatriates with a good number of them attributing the failure of the expatriate training to inadequacy of cross-cultural preparation. Recently, studies have indicated that expatriate trainingis close to 40% while the cost of this failure to organizations regards millions of dollars (Caligiuri, Lazarova & Tarique, 2001 p.360). The effectiveness of this cross-cultural expatriate training has been the subjects for discussion over the years with some global organizations arguing that this cross-cultural training does not improve on the performance and success of the expatriate training. Literature has it stating 30% only of expatriates get multicultural training (Caligiuri, Lazarova & Tarique, 2005 p.75). Most of this training carried out is inadequate and does not compose the family of the expatriate. This program is however focused on training Mary alone on the cross-cultural diversities of the new international task at Kobe Japan. It seeks to review various parameters and how they influence the cultural diversity expected in Japan, thenecessity of being aware of norms and proper conducts in the host motherland (Waxin&Panaccio2005 p60). How to fine-tune to the host nation, and defining what emigrant ought to be talented to achieve upon conclusion of the CCT package regarding cognitive, affective and behavioral changes
CCT PROGRAM4IntroductionIncreased globalization has increased the movement of human resource which makes it important for cross cultural training. The initial return rate for global long-term expatriates globally remains at 16-40% (Caligiuri, Lazarova & Tarique, 2001 p.360). These numbers accompanied with the rising need for the same CCT encourages further inquiries on the programs, theory and how to best apply it on global companies.