In Touch with the Dutch

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Working abroad may seem like a dream come true, yet it should not be forgotten that expatriates face many challenges while establishing a new life in unfamiliar surroundings. For expatriates and companies alike, the assignment must be successful - if not, the consequences could be high direct and indirect costs, at
the expense of the future global business of the company, or causing disappointment and a loss of selfesteem for the expatriate him or herself. Establishing timely contact with a local host can help make the transition easier.
Original languageEnglish
JournalThe Xpat Journal
Pages (from-to)26-27
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • International Human Resource Management
  • expatriation
  • Contact with locals

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