Week 4 Individual Work
- Why is the HRM role so much more complex, and important in the international context? (Chapter Nine).
- Explain the common causes of expatriate failure. What are some major success factors for expatriates? Explain the role and importance of each. (Chapter Nine).
- Discuss the role of reverse culture shock in the repatriation process. What can companies do to avoid this problem? What kinds of skills do managers learn from a foreign assignment, and how can the company benefit from them? What is the role of repatriation in the company’s global competitive situation? (Chapter 10).
- What are the reasons for the small numbers of female expatriates? What more can companies do to use women as a resource for international management? (Chapter 10).