Typologies: What Types of Foreign Executives are Appointed by Local Organisations and What Types of Organisations Appoint Them?

@article{Arp2012TypologiesWT,
  title={Typologies: What Types of Foreign Executives are Appointed by Local Organisations and What Types of Organisations Appoint Them?},
  author={Frithjof Arp},
  journal={German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Personalforschung},
  year={2012},
  volume={27},
  pages={167 - 194}
}
  • F. Arp
  • Published 28 December 2012
  • Business
  • German Journal of Human Resource Management: Zeitschrift für Personalforschung
Current issues in international human resource management include global careers that differ from traditional expatriate assignments. A number of foreign executives have in recent years been appointed to positions in the headquarter operations of culturally distant organisations. These appointments of foreign executives in local organisations (FELOs) can be viewed as a specific form of self-initiated expatriation (SIE), with several distinct types of FELOs found in fieldwork studies. This… 

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