Employee Relocation: Domestic Culture Shock
As global moves have become commonplace, relocation and corporate professionals have gained a much better understanding of the phenomenon of culture shock. They are well aware of its very real consequences for assignees, their families and the companies involved, and increasingly, they take concrete steps to avert or at least mitigate it, from candidate assessment, to weed out less adaptable candidates, to cultural training, to help assignees anticipate the challenges and adapt to their new surroundings.
Most employers don’t consider these principles in employee relocation and this can end up in failed assignments. Does Domestic Culture Shock exist? It sure does. Learn cost effective ways to mitigate the risks of failed domestic assignments in this white paper.
- Find out when intra-country moves are most likely to produce culture shock
- Explore the differences between lifestyle and work style shock
- Improve employee assessment for a better outcome
- Learn why cultural training and mentoring are critical tools
Complete the form to the right to get started on improving your domestic relocation packages and policies!