When workers go the extra 3,000 miles
Moving employees to another country is a wrench, particularly if the family has to go with them. Rhymer Rigby interviewed Global Integration CEO, Kevan Hall, for this piece on relocation.
Source: When workers go the extra 3,000 miles, by Rhymer Rigby, Financial Times. May 27, 2007
Kevan Hall, chairman of Global Integration, recalls an innovative solution to spousal ennui, when he worked for a company that sent people to Moscow in the post-communist period. “The spouses were bored and cabs were unreliable so it helped them set up a taxi firm. Ultimately this became so successful they didn’t want to return.”