Case Facts (from early 1980’s)<br />Some Key Points:<br />Developing products at home <br />Recruitment Process<br />Recruit Training Program<br />Euromanagers<br />Diverse mix of managers in teams<br />
….Continue<br />“An international operating assignment outside your home country is mandatory before General Management“ <br /> - Brochure describing Marketing careers<br />American manager - annual salary of $100,000 - an expatriate assignment costs $150,000 to $400,000 <br />Changing attitude towards International assignments<br />Issues pertaining to subsidiaries<br />Issues pertaining to rotation<br />Willingness of the family to relocate<br />Culture Shock/ Alignment <br />Cost of Living <br />Tax laws in the chosen country<br />Political and Security situation in the country of choice<br />Diseases Prevalent and Precautions<br />Legal documentation for travel<br />
Employee’s Speak Video from Colgate website<br />
Colgate Since 1992…<br />Current Management Training Program (1 Year)<br /><ul><li>CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT ROTATION:</li></ul>4 months on-site at one of Colgate's Customer Development offices across the country<br /><ul><li>BRAND ROTATION:</li></ul>5 months at Colgate headquarters in New York City as part of the US Marketing Brand Team<br /><ul><li> GLOBAL ROTATION:</li></ul>3 months at Colgate headquarters in New York City or Topeka as part of the Global Business Development team including travel to one location outside the US and working with Colgate offices around the world.<br />
Current International Assignment Policy<br /><ul><li>Leveraging Technology
Spouse Assistance Program with the following key features:
Special Projects- practical applications based on real world experiences</li></li></ul><li>Key Questions <br /><ul><li>What is the effectiveness of the revamped management training program in terms of its strategic objectives?
What are the news problems related to the International Assignment Policy?
How effective is the Spouse Assistance Program?</li></li></ul><li>For a Deadly Smile<br />Thank You<br />