Marcel Lorent, Head of International Mobility in Brussels-based Solvay Group, faces decisions on the expatriation status of four of his talented company executives. Any decision will have an impact on the professional and personal lives, and implications for the effective management and growth in the global markets of Solvay. The case examines these questions with a close look at Solvay attempts to talent management processes and mobility, develop allow the company to align its strategic needs … Read more »

Marcel Lorent, Head of International Mobility in Brussels-based Solvay Group, faces decisions on the expatriation status of four of his talented company executives. Any decision will have an impact on the professional and personal lives, and implications for the effective management and growth in the global markets of Solvay. The case examines these questions with a close look at Solvay attempts to talent management processes and mobility, to develop the company’s strategic needs allow aligning the needs of life and the complexity of the individual employee.
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Boris Groysberg,
Nitin Nohria,
Kerry Herman
Source: Harvard Business School
42 pages.
Release Date: 22 January 2009. Prod #: 409079-PDF-ENG
Solvay Group: International Mobility and Managing Expatriates HBR case solution