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The expatriate experience: implications for career success

Allison Webb (University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, Canada)

Career Development International

ISSN: 1362-0436

Article publication date: 1 September 1996

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Abstract

Discusses the implications for the employee and the company of an expatriate assignment. Presents the reasons why the expatriate assignment is not always a success. Suggests a methodology for choosing an employee for overseas work and discusses such aspects as personality, competences, cross‐cultural management and family issues. Suggests ways in which companies could improve the outcome of assignments for all concerned.

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Citation

Webb, A. (1996), "The expatriate experience: implications for career success", Career Development International, Vol. 1 No. 5, pp. 38-44. https://doi.org/10.1108/13620439610130632

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1996, MCB UP Limited

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