1. Will language barriers present problems for me?
2. What is the proper form of dress for various occasions?
3. How will we handle transportation at the overseas location?
1. An important part of an expatriate manager’s training should be an overview of the legal and ethical issues that are likely to be encountered on the overseas assignment.
2. The cost of keeping an expatriate manager on an overseas assignment can be as much as three times the cost of maintaining that same manager on a domestic assignment.
1. Think back to the major HRM challenges facing multinational corporations. Which challenges are the most difficult to address?
2. In addition to having good technical skills, what other skills should an expatriate have in order to be successful in an international assignment?