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01/19/12 MGT 4174 1 Training and Development Components of pre-departure training Focus of training Role of international assignments in career development Training and international teams Recruitment & Selection Recruitment & Selection Training & Development Training & Development Performance Management & Compensation Performance Management & Compensation Reentry & Career Issues Reentry & Career Issues
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01/19/12 MGT 4174 2 Training and Development Most firms recognize the role of human resources as Part of core competence Source of competitive advantage Note: Which is why companies such as Motorola, Disney and McDonalds have set up their own universities Where the term “human resources” refers to The accumulated stock of knowledge, skills and abilities that individuals posses and Which the firm has built up over time into an identifiable expertise
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01/19/12 MGT 4174 3 Role of Training and Development From the firm’s point of view, the challenge is how to maintain and leverage their Human Resources so that suitably trained, internationally oriented personnel are available and ready to support its business strategies and contribute to its core competencies.
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01/19/12 MGT 4174 4 Cultural Adjustment Process Factors affecting adjustment process include Degree of contact with host culture Cultural distance Personal factors such as age, experience, language skills, etc. Support system Conditions in host country Others
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01/19/12 MGT 4174 5 Role of Training and Development And to Minimize or avoid culture shock of expats Improve productivity and Probability of completing international assignment successfully
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01/19/12 MGT 4174 6 Typical Symptoms of Culture Shock Negative feelings about the local culture and people including irritability, hostility, and defensiveness Homesickness, nervousness, depression,
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course MGT 4174 taught by Professor Jameswermert during the Spring '12 term at Kennesaw.

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