Identifying Factors Supporting Effective Performance of Expatriates in Host Country: A Perceptional Analysis

  • R. Krishnaveni Professor, PSG Institute of Management, Peelamedu, Coimbator, Tamil Nadu
  • R. Arthi Research Scholar, PSG Institute of Management, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu


With Globalization and expatriate's increasing presence in global, environment it has become imperative to investigate and understand the expatriates concerns for their effective performance. The study tries to bring out all the aspects and factors that overall supports the success of the expatriate assignment. The expat experience has been investigated in the Indian context, using extensive literature review and expatriates interview. The various factors critical to expatriate's performance are qualitatively analyzed. The insights will facilitate better performance of expatriates in the host country, making the Indian assignment a favorable one. A unique three-dimensional (Organizational, Indian National, and Expatriate) model is proposed.