“As long as people feel they and their family are treated considerately they are generally resilient and willing to accept setbacks,” the global HR director for Save the Children International said.
“However, if people feel that their and their families’ personal needs are being disregarded they will not be so forgiving or co-operative.”
She added: “To do this cost efficiently and in a way that works well for both the assignee and their family, as well as the employees in the local organisations, is extremely complex and time-consuming.”
Unsurprisingly, a quarter of respondents identified talent mobility as the most time consuming and complex HR function – a greater percentage than learning and development, reward, and performance management combined.
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