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Employee Job Mobility and Relocation

Employee Job Mobility and Relocation There is an ever increasing demand for highlyflexible and geographically mobile professional andmanagerial staff in many UK companies. Thismeans that the effective management of careerdevelopment, succession planning, job mobilityand relocation will be among the major challengesfacing industrial and commercial organisations inthe 1990s. The article describes the way that twolarge UK companies currently manage andmismanage job mobility and relocation. In 1987the IMS described the general management ofmobility and relocation as ad hoc and kneejerk.The findings of this study lend some support tothis contention. It discusses the implications ofthese early findings for these companies and otherorganisations. It concludes by briefly discussingthe implications for UK companies and personnelmanagers, and briefly outlines the future goals ofthe research project. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Personnel Review Emerald Publishing

Employee Job Mobility and Relocation

Personnel Review , Volume 19 (6): 7 – Jun 1, 1990

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0048-3486
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000000783
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Abstract

There is an ever increasing demand for highlyflexible and geographically mobile professional andmanagerial staff in many UK companies. Thismeans that the effective management of careerdevelopment, succession planning, job mobilityand relocation will be among the major challengesfacing industrial and commercial organisations inthe 1990s. The article describes the way that twolarge UK companies currently manage andmismanage job mobility and relocation. In 1987the IMS described the general management ofmobility and relocation as ad hoc and kneejerk.The findings of this study lend some support tothis contention. It discusses the implications ofthese early findings for these companies and otherorganisations. It concludes by briefly discussingthe implications for UK companies and personnelmanagers, and briefly outlines the future goals ofthe research project.

Journal

Personnel ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1990

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