prepares the employee and family for the professional and personal changes associated with the international assignment. By increasing cross-cultural effectiveness in both the business and social contexts, participants are better able to adapt and operate successfully in their new environment.
provides the company and the employee an opportunity to assess the suitability for a particular international assignment. Programs include: two behavioral instruments, candidate (and spouse) interview, and discussions with international assignees currently living at the location under consideration.
provides a greater understanding of cultural differences and their effect upon communication, relationship building and the business norms of clients, suppliers and colleagues from around the world.
builds upon the intercultural competencies, leadership skills and trans-national outlook of key employees and leadership succession candidates.
examines how culture shapes business ethics, and the challenges of refining and administering a traditional corporate code of conduct.
helps ensure the availability of candidates who have the greatest potential for success in global assignments. Programs include development of selection criteria; briefings to management and expatriate candidates (and spouses) about the dynamics of living and working internationally; country or regional briefings; and administration/ evaluation of selection instruments.
provides a customized organizational map along with guidelines, strategies, policies and systems to help companies prepare for and meet the demands of the global business environment.