Managing A Boundaryless Career (2009) Final

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The webinar covers the concept of a boundaryless career and looks at the roles of senior management, the human resource department, the line manager, and the expatriate in an international assignment.

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Managing A Boundaryless Career (2009) Final

  1. 1. Managing a Boundaryless Career doshebu the art of the expat 23 rd February, 2010 Location: London, England, U.K Latitude: 51° 30‘ North  Longitude: 0° 07‘ West  Language: English (U.K.) Time Zone: GMT (No daylight savings)
  2. 2. What’s a Boundaryless Career? <ul><ul><li>1. “Independence from, rather than dependence on, traditional organizational career arrangements.&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Arthur & Rousseau, 1996) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Global Mindset </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internal: subjective sense of where one’s work life is going </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>External: advancement within the organisation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(Stahl, 2002) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Who’s an Expatriate? Either a professional who has specialised in international business or a person who works in a specialist field which makes them highly mobile within their field. Career expatriate A professional working abroad with their own company . Entrepreneurial expatriate Educated young professional at the start of their career. Self selected for an international assignment and employed by an international company as a local employee. Usually single. Young global professional A mid to senior level executive selected for their potential as a leader and sent abroad by their company. Usually a family man. Traditional expatriate Explanation Type
  4. 4. What’s an International Assignment? <ul><li>An assignment (of a year or more) in a host country, performed by an expatriate, who runs all or part of the host country operation, replicates the company’s structure, troubleshoots, or performs functional tasks. </li></ul><ul><li>(Adapted from Briscoe and Schuler, 2004) </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Expatriate Career Cycle
  6. 6. Choosing the Right Person <ul><ul><ul><li>Cognitive Skills: Ability to see things in different ways </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emotional Resilience: Ability to maintain confidence and objectivity under difficult circumstances </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Drive: Determination to succeed, to be proactive, to take personal risks </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>(Jokinen, 2005) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Meeting the Needs of Expatriates <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Person </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Country </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Costs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Compensation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Timing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emergencies </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>(Adapted from Working Abroad by William Martin) </li></ul>
  8. 8. What’s Senior Management’s Role? <ul><ul><ul><li>Expatriate Life Cycle: Mentoring </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication: Shared Values, Global Strategy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defining Value :Measurement of International Assignment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Capturing Value: Innovation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What’s HR’s Role? <ul><ul><ul><li>Expatriate Life Cycle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection: Choosing the right person </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management: Measuring the contribution, support for expatriate and family, </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Repatriation: Debriefing, career counseling </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Role </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Succession Planning </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Measurement (ROI) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. What’s the Line Manager’s Role? <ul><ul><ul><li>Expatriate Life Cycle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Selection: None </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Repatriation: Working with a new person! </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Building a global team </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. doshebu the art of the expat <ul><li>Sharon Lorimer </li></ul><ul><li>founder </li></ul><ul><li>skype: sharonlorimer </li></ul><ul><li>e. [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kim Khan </li></ul><ul><li>Partner </li></ul><ul><li>e. [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>William Martin </li></ul><ul><li>Associate </li></ul><ul><li>e. [email_address] </li></ul>

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