International Employee Selection Issues

Learning Objective 2

  • Answer the question, “How does selecting someone to be an expatriate manager differ from selecting one to work domestically?”

Increasingly today, international human resource management focuses on how employers should manage their global HR functions, for instance, in terms of applying home office appraisal and compensation practices abroad. However, filling the employer’s international jobs has traditionally been the heart of international human resource management. The process involves identifying and selecting the people who will fill the positions abroad and then placing them in those positions.

International Staffing: Home or Local?

In general, we can classify an international ...

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