Expatriate assignment versus overseas experience: Contrasting models of international human resource development
Expatriate assignment (EA) and overseas experience (OE) models of international career experience are compared. Analysis of recent case study data suggests OE's advantages over EA for people's development and its consequences. In turn, the analysis suggests both human resource management and national policy-making shift from planning toward knowledge-centered approaches.
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Volume (Year): 32 (1997)
Issue (Month): 4 (January)
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