A REVIEW ON THE IMPACT OF CROSS CULTURAL TRAINING ON ADJUSTMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF EXPATRIATES
International Journal of Management and Social Science Research Review
Multinational organizations need expatriates who can be representatives, ambassadors and have knowledge of coordination, integration of operations, knowledge transfer, and global managerial skills as they are investing in foreign markets to establish some subsidiaries in foreign countries. During this process, many of expatriates are not able to complete their overseas assignments. The main aims of Cross Cultural Training (CCT) are to develop managers for better understanding of cultural
... of cultural differences, to minimize culture shock, enhancing the managers'managers'cross cultural experience, especially improving the functional skills of managers on overseas assignments. This review identifies suitable policies of personal management in general and it might improve factors like selection-criteria, cross-cultural training programs to develop the success and decrease the failure of expatriates. Conversely it might help to find out the ways of optimizing expatriates' performance and yield. The main objective of this review was to find out "the effects of CCT on adjustment and performance of expatriates in the business organizations"and to identify the gaps that are present in the recent literature although numerous research studies have been carried out on CCT and expatriates.