It can appear glamorous or appealing to an executive anxious to climb the corporate ladder. Being sent on an overseas assignment to an exotic land or emerging economy would seem to be a win/win proposition for multinational corporations and the talent they want to cultivate for bigger and better things. So reports SHRM.
However, recent research performed by a leading consulting firm indicates that the so-called “Mobility Function” is prone to a host of challenges – for employer and employee alike. A year-end SHRM report takes a closer look.