poor IHRM management has been shown by research to be a major determinant of success or failure in international business. Because the human resource requirements for overseas assignments are so highly specialized and demanding, the IHRM role is much more complex and challenging. Not every employee is equipped with the adaptational, language, and technical skills to succeed abroad. Indeed research demonstrates that a very large percentage of expatriate employees are only marginally successful. Human Resource Planning is the process including forecasting, developing and controlling - by which a firm ensures that it has the right number of people and the right kind of people at the right places at the right time doing things for which they are economically most useful. Miner and Major have also pointed out that manpower planning attempts to ensure that the right number and the right kind of people will be at the right places at the
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