Academic Department

Human Resource Management
Instructor: Mark Smith, Patrick Favre

Women, families and Expatriation : Women are often underrepresented among international assignments even though they have been involved as trailing spouses for many years. Now they represent both an underutilised resource that is increasingly being recognised. However, the rise of dual earning families also mean that management in multinational companies can no longer assume an international manager’s spouse will follow in his (or her) footsteps.