Case ID: 394184
Solution ID: 34458
Words: 1229
Price $ 45

Colgate Palmolive Managing International Careers

Case Solution

Colgate-Palmolive Company is faced with a dire issue of the employee expatriate programme. Issues in currency and the relative purchasing power parity in a country were resolved by the company bearing expenses for the necessities. Previously, the expatriate programme had issues in the relocation of the spouse and the family. With the increase in dual income families and spouses with established careers, the situation has changed. The company has three alternatives that include disadvantages such as an increase in costs and talent loss. It can either remove this mandatory of international experience for career progression. Or it can invest in the programme further to establish the spouse’s careers. The third alternative is to overlook this issue. It was recommended that the company keep the expatriate programme short so that the problem of spouse relocation is resolved.

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