1RepatriationInternational Human ResourcesManagement
2Refersto thetermination of theoverseasassignment and coming back to thehomecountry – to thecountry wheretheHQ idlocated or to thehomecountry subsidiaryfrom wherehe/shewasexpatriated.
3 Period of posting got over Expatriatewishesto return on account of desirefor children to study at thehomecountry Need for theexpat to moveto another globalassignment Inability to adjust/ not happy in theoverseasassignment Failureto do agood job on theglobal assignment
4 Imbibed global culture, opennessto anotherculture Extensiveexposureto how the company isperceived in another country Understanding of theoperationsof thecorporateHQ aswell asasubsidiary Value-add to their personal lifeand professionalcareer
7 Treat as re-expatriation similar to expatriation planand executesystematically Repatriation program : provide mentoring for findinga new role, information on the challenges as a resultof therepatriation, provideassistance Repatriation strategies : time-bound expatriationhelps provide better preparedness where the expat isaware from the beginning when his/her assignmentends and can plan for next steps supported by theorganization