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Managing the International Assignment

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The success of any global mobility program depends on a series of complex and interlinked processes. To this end, Managing the International Assignment Process provides a comprehensive overview of the critical aspects and issues of managing global mobility programs. It describes the key principles and latest best practices involved in the effective management of critical processes such as selection, assignment planning, relocation services, family support, career and repatriation planning, and establishing metrics to assess assignment results.

How successful companies integrate and manage these practices is highlighted in the book by the latest competitive data from ORC's 2008 Worldwide Survey of International Assignment Policies and Practices. This book is part of SHRM's Global HR Management Series. The other titles in the Series are Benchmarking International Assignment Programs: Assessing Overall Effectiveness Expatriate Compensation Strategies: Applying Alternative Approaches Expatriate Compensation: The Balance Sheet Approach Global Compensation and Benefits: Developing Policies for Local Nationals International Assignment Programs: Tackling the Critical Issues Short-Term International Assignments: Implementing Effective Policies Managing the International Assignment Process: From Selection Through Repatriation

Table of Contents:


Global Mobility Strategy

Key Processes


About the Author: Roger Herod, SPHR, is a senior vice president of ORC, working out of its Chicago office. He is responsible for ORC's worldwide expatriate consulting services and carries out a wide range of global projects for major multinational clients both in the United States and Europe.


Additional Info

Name Managing the International Assignment
SKU 61.15507
Year published 2009
Page count 43
Publisher SHRM
ISBN 9781586441500
Author Roger Herod
Format No