Wilhelm Griga explores benefits of inpatriation, issues, remediation strategies, and factors influencing inpatriate assignment effectiveness to better fulfill individual and organizational demands. The author covers inpatriation theory and presents empirical research results on inpatriates from China and USA in Germany. Antecedents to inpatriate's competence build-up, goal achievement, and career development are explored and established. Significant insights and recommendations on the transfer of employees from foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations to the headquarters of the parent company are provided.
Dr. Wilhelm Griga received his PhD from University of Bayreuth, Germany. He is a senior manager at a multinational company and has gained broad experience in international management and business administration covering Europe, Asia, and USA. He has served as a guest speaker at several universities.
Inpatriation Assignments as a Research Domain.- Major Inpatriation Objectives, Challenges, and Success Strategies.- Dimensions and Antecedents of Inpatriation Assignment Effectiveness.- Results of Empirical Study on Competence Build-Up, Goal Achievement, and Career Development.- Conclusions and Recommendations for Effective Inpatriation.