Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 8

Expatriate And Repatriate

Issues In Global Context

Priyanka Tanwar
Sanskriti
Expatriate Problems

What is an Expatriate?

An Expatriate is an employee who


is working and temporarily
residing in a foreign country.
Expatriate Assignment Life Cycle
Determinin Crisis and
g the need Adjustment Reassignment
for an Abroad
Expatriate
or

Post-arrival Repatriatio
Departure Orientation n and
and Training Adjustment

The or
Pre- Crisis
Selection Assignment and
Process Training Failure
Expatriate Problems
Reasons for Expatriate failure in US Firms-

1. Inability of 2. Managers
spouse to adjust inability to adjust

4. Managers
3. Others family
personal or
reasons
emotional maturity

5. Inability to cope
with responsibility
Expatriate Problems
Reasons for Expatriate failure in Japanese Firms-

1. Inability to cope 2. Difficulties with


with responsibility the environment

3. Personal or
4. Lack of technical
emotional
competence
problems

5. Inability of
spouse to adjust
The Culture Shock Cycle
MOOD

HIGH

LOW

1 2 3 4 5
Month in new culture
Selection Decisions
Technical Cross-Culture Family
Ability Suitability Requirement

SELECTION
DECISION

Country-
Culture MNC
Language Requirements
Requirements