THE IMPACT OF PRE-DEPARTURE TRAINING ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EXPATRIATES

Akshara Aravind, Manaswini Reddy, Pallavi Shamdasani, Bhuvaneswari Sundaresan

Abstract


The purpose of this study is to identify if pre departure training has significant effect on the effectiveness of expatriates working in the IT sector. There are various types of pre departure training and the importance of each type of training that the expatriates received and how it helped them adjust and cope in the new environment was studied. The aim was also to figure out the extent of importance that both
the expatriates and their company give to pre departure training activities. The results are then analysed using SPSS (Correlation) and gave some very interesting and insightful conclusions.


Keywords


Pre-departure training, Expatriate, Expatriate success/failure, Cross culture training.

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