Although both practitioners and academics in the field of global mobility are well used to the term expatriate, the term inpatriate is still in need of further presentation. Indeed, the latter is far less used in publications, and even Microsoft Word is still underlining it as an unknown or incorrectly spelled word :). As such, […]
Inpatriates are seen as a viable staffing alternative in global organizations. Specifically, inpatriate managers are a valuable source of facilitating change and bringing differences to global decision-making processes. However, to do so inpatriate managers need to become part of the HQ management team, which will require them to be perceived as trustworthy. Take a look at the review of a recent article on the topic.