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Compensation & Benefits for Expatriates

As an IHRM Manager you are trying to recruit employees of an occupation category in which there is a nationwide shortage to work. These employees are to be assigned as expatriates in your foreign operation. What could you include in the compensation and benefits package that might induce these employees to take a foreign assignment?

Course Textbook
Dowling, P., Festing, M., & Engle, A. (2010). International human resource management (5th ed.). Mason, OH: Thomas/South-Western

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In order to encourage employees to participate as expatriates in our foreign operation, I would make a list of the benefits to the potential employee. These benefits would range from the ability to see the world to more concrete, monetary rewards. Dowling, Festing, and Engle (2010) mention tax equalization policies, the importance of providing adequate relocation and orientation services, as well as ensuring that the employees' salaries ...

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This solution discusses how to attract expatriates in your foreign operation and explains what could be included in the compensation and benefits package that might induce these employees to take a foreign assignment. Includes APA formatted references.

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