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How many organizations send employees on international assignment, calculate the ROI, and believe it was a worthwhile investment? How many expats go on assignment and return to a job that engages them and leverages what they learned?

Expat assignments create or destroy value and leave positive or negative legacies depending on the success of the expat’s ability to integrate into the host culture(s). Cultural integration requires global skills on the one hand and acceptance from the host country office (even when taking on a global role while sitting at the host country office) on the other hand.