Determining the Types of Training and Development Supports for Expatriates

Dayang Nailul Munna, Abg Abdullah and Cheam, Sheue Jin (2015) Determining the Types of Training and Development Supports for Expatriates. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 172. pp. 548-554.

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine the types of training and development supports provided to expatriates prior to the departure, after arrival, and upon repatriation. This study used qualitative approach to gather valuable views from four human resource practitioners with regards to training and development programmes offered by the companies. The findings revealed that many companies provide relocation supports, language training, cross-cultural training and orientation to expatriates and their family members before assignment and after arrival to enhance their adaptability and familiarization to the host country environment, culture, as well as to reduce the culture shock effect.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: training, development, expatriate, international assignments, adjustment,unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, Postgraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2015 04:39
Last Modified: 03 Nov 2015 04:39
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/9304

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