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Managing the International Assignment Process

From Selection Through Repatriation

Global HR Management Series


43 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, PDF

Trade Paper, $22.95 (US $22.95) (CA $25.95)

Publication Date: October 2009

ISBN 9781586441500

Rights: WOR

Society For Human Resource Mgt (Oct 2009)
Society For Human Resource Management

Price: $22.95


The success of any global mobility program depends on a series of complex and interlinked processes. To this end, Managing the International Assignment Process provides a comprehensive overview of the critical aspects and issues of managing global mobility programs. It describes the key principles and latest best practices involved in the effective management of critical processes such as selection, assignment planning, relocation services, family support, career and repatriation planning, and establishing metrics to assess assignment results. How successful companies integrate and manage these practices is highlighted in the book by the latest competitive data from ORC’s 2008 Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices.


"Cutting edge practices, solid statistical grounding, and an approachable style make Managing the International Assignment Process a must for both entering practitioners and for those who’ve been in the field for years." —Lance Jensen Richards, GPHR, SPHR, senior director and global practice leader, Human Resources Consulting, Kelly Services, Inc.

Author Biography

Roger Herod, SPHR, is a senior vice president of ORC, working out of its Chicago office. He is responsible for ORC’s worldwide expatriate consulting services and carries out a wide range of global projects for major multinational clients both in the United States and Europe. He lives in Chicago.