It was always assumed that on arrival repatriates would work and support themselves, even if diaspora organizations helped raise funds to pay for the passage of "needy" repatriates to Armenia.
However, the waiving of customs duties coupled with repeated advice to repatriates to bring "whatever property they could manage" was suggestive of the way repatriation was understood as a means of gathering resources rather than aiding the needy.
Knowledge sharing will only occur when expatriates feel valued by their organisations; such recognition will allow repatriates to be more willing to share their knowledge and will allow other members of the organisation to feel more open to engage with such knowledge (Nery-Kjerfve & McLean 2012).
Succession Planning meetings (labelled 'HRDC'--Human Resource Development Committee) represent an opportunity within the management system for repatriates to be discussed in terms of relevant roles following international assignment, with some specific roles and responsibilities aligned to both host country and home country management.
Further research could usefully investigate how MNCs socialise their repatriates to accept the 'unspoken rule' as a critical success indicator of management.
Thirty-five more Filipinos from war-torn Syria are scheduled to arrive on Thursday, bringing the total number of repatriates to
In this way, companies can avoid subjecting repatriates to
what Louis calls "surprises," or a "difference between [the] individual's anticipations and subsequent experiences in the new setting" (1980, p.
As these considerations led the repatriates to settle disproportionately in the south of France, the regional variation necessary for a cross-sectional study was established.
The unemployment rate and log wages gauge the responsiveness of the repatriates to the main economic incentives.