​Assignment: Expatriates

Business Finance

Assignment: Expatriates

Imagine you are an HR manager, and you have been challenged with the task of reducing expatriate turnover. Think of one or two (1-2) strategies to accomplish this task, and write a one (1) page memo to your boss summarizing your ideas. Persuade him that this is the direction to go.

  1. Write a one to two (1 to 2) page memo in which you:
  2. Develop two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.
  3. Summarize both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.
  4. Create compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.
  5. Format your assignment according to the following formatting requirements:
    1. Typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides.
    2. Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, your name, your professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page is not included in the required page length.
    3. Use the APA format to reference your work, including in-text references when necessary. See the APA Guide located in the Student Center tab.

The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:

  • Analyze international business strategy to identify human resource requirements and formulate supporting HRM plans that can improve productivity and contribute to the firm’s competitiveness.
  • Propose staffing alternatives for foreign operations and address the considerations for the use of expatriates versus localization or third-country nationals.
  • Use technology and information resources to research issues in global HRM.
  • Write clearly and concisely about global HRM using proper writing mechanics.

Grading for this assignment will be based on answer quality, logic / organization of the paper, and language and writing skills, using the following rubric.

Points: 200

Assignment 2: Expatriates

Criteria

Unacceptable

Below 60% F

Meets Minimum Expectations

60-69% D

Fair

70-79% C

Proficient

80-89% B

Exemplary

90-100% A

1. Develop two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

Weight: 25%

Did not submit or incompletelydeveloped two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

Insufficientlydeveloped two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

Partiallydeveloped two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

Satisfactorilydeveloped two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

Thoroughlydeveloped two (2) strategies that will help your company reduce expatriate turnover.

2. Summarize both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.
Weight: 35%

Did not submit or incompletelysummarized both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.

Insufficientlysummarized both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.

Partiallysummarized both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.

Satisfactorilysummarized both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.

Thoroughlysummarized both ideas in memo format to present to your boss.

3. Create compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

Weight: 35%

Did not submit or incompletelycreatedcompelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

Insufficientlycreated compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

Partiallycreated compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

Satisfactorilycreated compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

Thoroughlycreated compelling arguments in favor of your solution to persuade your boss.

4. Clarity, writing mechanics, and APA formatting requirements.

Weight: 5%

More than 8 errors present

7-8 errors present

5-6 errors present

3-4 errors present

0-2 errors present

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