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Offshoring Etiquette According to Ritu and Rajan

August 24, 2007
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There are several cultural rules to note that will keep relations with your India-based workforce humming right along.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Determine Which Employees Are Best Suited for Expatriate Assignments

June 29, 2007
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My company is looking at purchasing formal assessment tools for expatriate assignment selection. Which surveys provide measurement that shows how the use of cultural/personality assessments actually increases the number of successful expatriate assignments?
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Recruiting in Baja California is a Qualified Success

May 22, 2007
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Tijuana, Mexico, is home to more than 600 'maquiladoras,' and those plants are on something of a recruiting spree. Cross-border recruiting firm Qualifind is helping international employers working in this border region recruit qualified professionals.
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Firms Still Fond of Foreigners in China

March 26, 2007
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“Localizing” the leadership of China operations with Chinese nationals long has been a goal for multinationals, both to save on compensation costs and develop a better understanding of the country. But given the tight market for managers, fast-growing multinationals continue to rely on expatriates.
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Leaders Face Ethical Land Mines in China

March 26, 2007
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Navigating the terrain of business ethics is tricky for leaders in China. Executives in the country easily can slip and find themselves either unsuccessful or stuck in a globally publicized scandal.
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Caring for Cokes Talent

March 26, 2007
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Jonathan Taylor is Coca-Cola’s vice president of human resources for China, Mongolia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. But the 38-year-old U.K. native came to this role after spending years in health care and gradually traversing the globe.
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Leadership Expert Likes Chinas Family Values

March 26, 2007
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Teresa Woodland, an American who runs a Beijing-based consultancy, says China’s adaptable people and continual changes appeal to her.
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Why China Matters

March 9, 2007
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China emerged from 50 years of communist rule to become the manufacturer to the world, as well as the planet’s fastest-growing economy. What happens with the development of China’s workforce is likely to influence the West—including the United States. In this multimedia special report, staff writer Ed Frauenheim explores why China matters to workforce management professionals worldwide.
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HR on the Hot Seat in China

March 9, 2007
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Not only do HR departments at multinationals face intense challenges when it comes to leadership talent matters, but HR executives themselves are among the most sought-after professionals.
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Employers Sending More Women on International Assignments

November 8, 2006
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Employers are sending more female workers on international assignments than ever before, according to a report from Mercer Human Resource Consulting. The study looked at 100 multinational companies with about 17,000 male and female employees working overseas.
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