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Compensation Strategies for International Employees

Discuss your reaction to the following statement: "U.S. companies should increase base pay (beyond the level that would be paid in the United States) to motivate employees to accept foreign assignments."

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This statement makes a valid point. When we ask an employee to accept an international assignment, we are asking a great deal of that employee. We are asking that the employee relocate their family (if applicable), and to literally pick up and leave their friends and extended family members. We are asking that employee to enter into a ...

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This solution explains if U.S. companies should offer employees a higher base pay to accept international assignments. The major variables involved are discussed.