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Introduction:
A Japanese company operating in the United States has both American and Japanese executives working at their corporate headquarters. The Japanese national executives in the United States are expatriates. When the American executives are in foreign countries, they are also expatriates.

Tasks:

* Explain the different considerations for Japanese and American executives who work as expatriates.
* Specifically, identify some special incentives that are important to executive expatriates that may not be important to hourly employees working for the same company but in another country.

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One of the most important considerations for expats is to keep them motivated to accept expatriatr assignment and work in different cultural environment in an effective manner. In other words, it is essential for companies to design the compensation programs for expat in such a way so as to motivate them ...

Solution Summary

A Japanese company operating in the United States has both American and Japanese executives working at their corporate headquarters. The Japanese national executives in the United States are expatriates. When the American executives are in foreign countries, they are also expatriates.

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