Opinion, by Pia
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Here are the results of a study of ECA International (management and assignment of Employees around the world) conducted in 2006 in over 270 companies:
• 72 percent of the companies which answered the study said they had offered more long-term missions abroad during the last three years than the previous periods.
• Employers still coordinate a lot of their employees' expatriation in emergency. With the negative consequences that arise after.
• Three-quarters of the companies do not yet take into account the non-technical criterias. For example, few of them arise questions about . . .