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Compensation packages for expatriates

Please click on the following link and read page 6. Be sure to ignore all references to quizzes, teamwork, and assignments in this online document.

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Please write a paper answering these questions.

Determining the compensation for an expatriate can be a difficult job. If not handled properly, it can result in not only a loss of morale for the expatriate but it can also discourage other non-expatriates from applying for foreign-based positions within their company. Create your own recommendations for the management position within Brunt Hotels. Be sure to give your reasons and defend your recommendations. Don't just make a statement but explain why you think your suggestions are the correct method. Feel free to include a variety of benefits that don't directly involve salary. You are expected to perform extensive research on the Internet to uncover answers and solutions to avoid this becoming a critical problem facing the organization in its initial international ventures.

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Apart from a very attractive salary, an expatriate needs to be provided certain benefits and allowances that motivate him to take up the job in a foreign nation. First of all, the expatriate should be provided a very handsome relocation allowance that allows him to settle his family in the new country in a comfortable manner, without having to worry about relocation costs. Secondly, the company should arrange for relocation assistance such as hiring movers to ship his goods such as furniture, vehicle, etc. to the new country. The relocation allowance and assistance will relieve him of ...

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Determining the compensation for an expatriate can be a difficult job. If not handled properly, it can result in not only a loss of morale for the expatriate but it can also discourage other non-expatriates from applying for foreign-based positions within their company.

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