Fred was not willing to divide responsibilities and work in collaboration with the Indian engineers and district and federal regulators. On looking deeper into the problems, it was seen that the repatriate programs were not faring well. The employees were not gaining much from the language courses. Moreover, there was also a concern for the costs of the ventures. Alternative solutions to the problem include that the training be made more formal and rigorous. Rigorous training would involve that there is a preset deadline for the employees to learn the language course and undergo training. The training course should focus more on the development of cooperative ties with the governments of the foreign countries. Although Eric was not trying to be harsh with Fred, it needs to be emphasized that a number of problems are occurring due to his lack of cooperation with the foreign governments. The current debriefing and counseling sessions should be more holistic and encourage the exchange of ideas between the repatriates and the managers. The company should ask the repatriates about their expected returns and expectations as well as career goals (Katsioloudes & Hadjidakis, 2007). More importance should be given to repatriate turnover. If the turnover is too high, it is suggestive of the fact that the process is going too fast and the repatriates are not getting enough time to work on their assignments.
Although Eric has had a good professional career so far, he was not prepared for