Spotlight emerging markets – How important are the costs of expatriation?

The 2011 report on Mobility Challenges in Emerging Markets by Cartus aimed to establish baseline practices used by multinationals in emerging locations. The report highlights the variety of markets perceived as emerging and that companies have a strong need to succeed in these markets. Moreover, it seems that when dealing with emerging markets the question of expatriation costs becomes secondary. Take a look at the arguments.


Not relocated but still away from home? A closer look at flexpatriates

A quick literature search on the term “expatriate” will lead to multiple sources dealing with expatriation topics, its issues and challenges. However, these issues are mainly treated in reference to long-term assignments while neglecting other types of expatriation practices, for example frequent flyers or so called flexpatriates. Lets take a closer look at them.