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Performance ManagementLaTisha ThompsonDr. Sue GolabekInternational Human Resource Management (BUS 325)August 17, 20201
In worldwide terms, performance management can be portrayed as a procedure whichpermits a universal organization or global endeavor (MNE) to assess and continually improveindividual and corporate performance about pre-defined objectives and targets. An expatriate willface several challenges when accepting an assignment in a host country. The host country musthave a performance management system in place to provide support for the expatriate and theirfamily to ensure the success of the assignment and adjustment to the host country. Theperformance management system must address the following pay, social modifications,assignments/ occupation jobs, help from the headquarters, and the host environment. Paymotivates an individual and determines the level of productivity they will put into theassignment. The expatriate will have to adjust to the host countries’ cultures. They will also haveto adapt to the new way of doing their job tasks which will be different from their home country.It will be very important that the expatriate and its family receive support in the transition fromtheir home country to the host country from the headquarters of the company and the hostenvironment to ensure that the expatriate is successful in carrying out his/her assignment.Compensation is one of the key factors closely associated with an expatriate’sperformance. Well compensated expatriates are happier and more productive if they are paid wellfor the assignment. Money continues to remain as one of the most significant motivations for