What is culture shock? Discuss how you think if you sent one of your employees on an international assignment (as an Expatriate), how would you manage that employee’s “re-entry” after a couple of years?

Discuss both of these questions in your individual discussion posting, please:

1.   What is culture shock?  Discuss how you think if you sent one of your employees on an international assignment (as an Expatriate), how would you manage that employee’s “re-entry” after a couple of years?

2.  If you were working in a global company, and you were asked to take an international assignment, how could you help your spouse to adapt to the new country assignment?  Is there a difference to how men and women (as the spouse) would experience this transition?