Types of International Assignments

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1/19/12 MGT 4174 Ch3: DW 1 Types of International Assignments Short-term: up to 3 months Extended: up to 1 year Long-term: 1 to five yeas Non standard approaches include Commuter assignments Rotational assignments Contractual assignments
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1/19/12 MGT 4174 Ch3: DW 2 Role of the Expatriate Agent of direct control – ensuring compliance through direct supervision Agent of socialization – to transfer values, beliefs and practices of corporate culture Network builder –to build networks of relationships Boundary spanner – represent firm and act as influence agent in foreign environment Language node – as a link to those who
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1/19/12 MGT 4174 Ch3: DW 3 Role of the Non-Expatriate Often referred to “road warriors,” “globe trotters,” etc Also play an important role doing many of the same tasks as expats i.e., Agent of control Agent of socialization Network builder Boundary spanner Language node
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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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