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Global Mobility 2020

preparing for future

Marijke Have

on 7 January 2013

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Transcript of Global Mobility 2020

External benchmarking Barriers to mobility Preparing for 2020 Managing International Assignment Global Mobility Policies what can we learn from other companies?

Mercer Global Mobility Survey 2012 compensation approach: how to set the salary?
taxation approach: protect or equalize?
social security & pension: home or host?
host housing allowance: own contribution, budget?
other expatriate allowances: incentive to move abroad?
partner support: financial & non-financial?
schooling children: pre-school, international? To fullfill a position in another country that requires special skills/experience not available in the local organisation: (not permanent or unknown to be permanent
Short Term (non-accompanied)
Long Term (up to 3-5 years)
For individual development of the co-worker (temporary: upto X months/years).
Locally hired co-workers who live in one country and start their career with IKEA in the hiring country (permanent).
Transfer of business activities to another country: co-workers are offered the same or a new position in another country (permanent).
Co-worker initiated moves: applies to a position in another country (permanent)
Extended/Business travel (up to 6-8 weeks, temporary)
Co-workers who travel another country on a weekly basis as part of their role (permanent or temporary)
Co-workers who permanently work for an IKEA entity located in another country that their country of residence, with limited travel involved (working from home).
Co-workers who work in another(hardship/remote)country (non-accompanied, permanent nature) and return home every few months only. What do other companies experience:

1. Dual career/family related issues
2. Career Management Issues
3. Package attractiveness
4. Remote/hardship locations
5. Negative returnee feedback Mix of aspirations of the co-worker: Lifestyle EXPERIENCE career enhancement Wealth generation 2000 Expatriates



Junior employees?

Global nomads? One size fits all?
Let’s localise! 2010

Traditional expatriate
Global nomads
Employee-initiated moves

Local + Foreigners hired locally

Regional Expatriates
Commuters: daily, monthly, temporary, permanent, cross border or regional)

Multiple types of short-terms/project assignments

Virtual expat (job moved to employee) 1990 Expatriates
Locals Historical perspective
From a clear alternative to a complex landscape Comments on current global mobility set-up 4 generations in the workplace Motivating different age groups Different types of international mobility within IKEA the return of investing in
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