Maximizing International Assignments for Global Leadership Development

There are several challenges that organizations face when developing top global talent for future leadership roles.  

To make a more specific comparison, we’ve contrasted the experience of two international assignments and the dramatically different bottom-line impact to each company after each assignment.


By making international assignments a core component of a global leadership development strategy, there are many tangible and intangible benefits that can be realized for an organization’s emerging leaders and the overall success of its future global talent development.

Imagine the short and medium term financial impact if your company had more “Assignee B” experiences across your key global locations?

As companies assess how to further optimize their short and long-term international assignments, some global leadership development strategies to consider include: