Vol. 3, Issue 6 (2018)
Impact of cross cultural training on expatriate effectiveness
Author(s): Latha R, Dr. H Prakash
Abstract: Purpose: The paper examines what are the effects of the different types of cross-cultural training (CCT) on expatriates’ is an extremely important component for the success of the candidate on the overseas assignment. It prepares the expatriate to develop sensitivity to cultural differences and improve managerial effectiveness. Design/methodology/approach: The personnel who work with the expatriation process have been interviewed in order to gain a better understanding about how the expatriation process is planned. Findings: CCT accelerates expatriates’ adjustment. The type of CCT received matters. IE and CD have a moderator effect. Practical implications: Implications for practice are identified. Originality/value: The paper demonstrated the effectiveness of different kinds of CCT and the moderator effects of expatriates and cultural differences.