Unformatted text preview: also be factored into the selection process. Even if these complexities are taken into account in the selection process, a person chosen for a foreign assignment may decide not to accept the job offer. The financial package needs to be reasonably attractive. In addition, family issues may be a concern. Most candidates, after a position is offered, also want information about how the foreign posting will impact their careers. If a potential candidate accepts the job offer, he or she should be aware of the potential for cultural shock —the confusion and discomfort a person experiences when in an unfamiliar culture. In addition, ethnocentrism, or the tendency to view one's culture as superior to others, should be understood and avoided....
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