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6 Cards in this Set

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Reasons for staffing w/locals
legal impediments to using expats

great need for local adaptations

host country susbicious of foreign controlled ops

cost far less than expats
Reasons for using Expats

Need to gain foreign experience

Ability to control ops according to HQ preferences

Cannot find qualified local candidates
Reasons for using third country nationals
May have more techincal qualifications than home country expats

May know more about language and operating adjustments
Considerations for transfers
technical competence


local acceptance

previous successful foreign assignment
4 types of expat mgrs
1) free agent
2) heart at home
3) going native
4) dual citizen
Most common int'l cooperation among unions
info sharing