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Relocation to Nepal

Relocation to Nepal

Relocation to Nepal
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Contents:
Contents:

Introduction about Nepal

Traits Of An International Manager

Difference In Communication Skills In Nepal

Manager  Difference In Communication Skills In Nepal  Impact On Our Business  Need Of

Impact On Our Business

Need Of Relocation Training And Inclusion Of Spouse

HR Designing Program

About Nepal
About Nepal

The rich culture of Nepal is a unique combination

Nepal  The rich culture of Nepal is a unique combination of tradition and novelty.The traditions

of tradition and novelty.The traditions are followed

as they were and new customs are created to keep

pace with the changing times.

The mountain kingdom of Nepal is multi-ethic and

multi-lingual.The land is rich with unique cultural

groups like Tharu,Yadav,Ahir, Newars and others.

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People Of Nepal: Nepalese are culturally warm,

hospitable and affectionate hosts who place their heart

above their head. Religion is the lifeblood of the

Nepalese. Officially it is a Hindu country, but in practice

the religion is a syncretism of Hindu and Buddhist

beliefs.

Art and Crafts of Nepal: The 2 millennium old Hindu and Buddhist heritage has survived various

old Hindu and Buddhist heritage has survived various onslaughts and is still influencing the Nepalese art

onslaughts and is still influencing the Nepalese art and

craft tradition.

Nepali Music: The rhythm, beats, bounce of Nepali

traditional folk and classical music is spiritual,

entertaining and is associated with every event in Nepal.

E.g. birth, marriage, festivals or National events.

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Fairs and Festivals in Nepal: it has a vibrant Hindu

past and that's reflected in most of its festivals and

celebrations. Nepal has had a constant history of cultural

exchange with India.Therefore most of the Hindu festivals

that are celebrated in India are celebrated in Nepal like

Dipawali and Holi.

Cuisines of Nepal: The most prevalent and main course

 Cuisines of Nepal: The most prevalent and main course Nepali dish is 'Daal, Bhaat and

Nepali dish is 'Daal, Bhaat and Tarkaari' (lentils, rice,

vegetable curry respectively).

prevalent and main course Nepali dish is 'Daal, Bhaat and Tarkaari' (lentils, rice, vegetable curry respectively).
prevalent and main course Nepali dish is 'Daal, Bhaat and Tarkaari' (lentils, rice, vegetable curry respectively).
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Language Of Nepal:Almost all of these ethnic groups have their own languages.

Official language: Nepali or Nepalese.

Others: Newari (spoken by Newar community),

Nepalese.  Others: Newari (spoken by Newar community), Bhojpuri,Awadhi and Maithali (spoken by immigrants from

Bhojpuri,Awadhi and Maithali (spoken by

immigrants from Bihar, Utter Pradesh)

Others: Newari (spoken by Newar community), Bhojpuri,Awadhi and Maithali (spoken by immigrants from Bihar, Utter Pradesh)
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Traits of an International manager
Traits of an International manager

Cross-cultural skills:Ability to identify cultural

differences and overcome them by choosing the

right form of communication and by adapting the

management practices to the local context.

Analytical skills:To refine their ability to scale

up, reduce complexity and find the right mix between local adaptation, cross-border standardization and global merchandize. Technical skills: to be able to think through

 Technical skills : to be able to think through issues about the firm: foreign market

issues about the firm: foreign market selection;

market entry timing and speed; choice of market

entry mode; offshoring decisions; transfer pricing

etc

TO SUM UP  Strong communication skills-verbal and non- verbal.  Well educated about market,

TO SUM UP

Strong communication skills-verbal and non-

verbal.

Well educated about market, international-

national issues, firms and business.

Diplomatic and mature attitude in making relationships.

Flexible, adaptive and sensitive to a new culture.

Stress manager and Conflict resolver.

Cultural differences in Nepal  Affection between men and women is selfdom expressed. Hugging or
Cultural differences in Nepal
Cultural differences in Nepal

Affection between men and women is selfdom expressed. Hugging or hand- holding

are offensive. But it is acceptable for two men

to walk hand in hand.

But it is acceptable for two men to walk hand in hand.  Bargaining is to

Bargaining is to be expected. Don‟t bargain if you‟re not really interested. If your price is

accepted, don‟t try to back out, and don‟t try

to get an even lower price.

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Clothing is conservative.

Men should not go bare- chest

and shorts should be avoided.

Women should avoid bare shoulders or shorts.Ties and suits are not necessary except for special occasions.

and suits are not necessary except for special occasions.  Jutho (impurity) refers to food that

Jutho (impurity) refers to food that

is ritually polluted and therefore

inedible; any food which has come

into contact, either directly or

indirectly with the month becomes

jutho”.

inedible; any food which has come into contact, either directly or indirectly with the month becomes
inedible; any food which has come into contact, either directly or indirectly with the month becomes
inedible; any food which has come into contact, either directly or indirectly with the month becomes
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How communication skills in Nepal change
How communication skills in
Nepal change

Anger is best not expressed openly. It causes you and

the person you‟re mad at loss of face.

Baksheesh is an extra payment for a service

of face.  Baksheesh is an extra payment for a service performed and is usually given

performed and is usually given to porters or laborers

at the end of the job. (money or clothes)

Conversations may have „dead‟ patches. Nepalese are

not uncomfortable with silence.

Gifts are rarely given and seldom opened in front of

the person who has given it.

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 Heads are sacred and should be treated with respect. Never take a topi (hat) off

Heads are sacred and should be

treated

with respect. Never take a topi (hat)

off a

man‟s head, even in fun.

Invitations often arrive at the last moment. Don‟t be surprised or

often arrive at the last moment. Don‟t be surprised or offended, it happens to everyone. If

offended, it happens to everyone. If

you‟re busy, even a short appearance

is enough.

Left hand is never used to pass or

accept things, whether food at the

table or money with a shopkeeper.

Impact on business  Creating a positive global image of the organisation.  Bringing in
Impact on business 
Impact on business

Creating a positive global image of the organisation.

Bringing in new business deals and increasing future perspectives.

in new business deals and increasing future perspectives.  Better Inter-organizational and Intra-organizational

Better Inter-organizational and Intra-organizational

healthy relationships.

Increase in goodwill, trust and confidence with firm.

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Need for Relocation Training:
Need for Relocation Training:

To find suitable candidates

Better understanding of a new culture, work environment,

people in the new country

For improving the career growth of the employees

 For improving the career growth of the employees  Adjusting to new environment by getting

Adjusting to new environment by getting prepared

To eliminate Partner Dissatisfaction (spouse training program)

To remove the fear of relocation of employees

For making the manager more confidence and ready

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Benefits and need of spouse training
Benefits and need of spouse training

Prepares the individual/family mentally for the move and provide counselling

To increase cross cultural understanding

counselling  To increase cross cultural understanding  Reduces stress and anxiety  Motivates and increase

Reduces stress and anxiety

Motivates and increase confidence

To make the family comfortable in a new environment

To reduce the chances of relocation failure

Relocation Training for International Assignees:Why is it so important? It‟s not difficult to imagine the

Relocation Training for International Assignees:Why is it so important?

Training for International Assignees:Why is it so important? It‟s not difficult to imagine the stress an

It‟s not difficult to imagine the stress an

international assignee might experience when

changing his/her comfortable office to an

unfamiliar one in Nepal. International assignees

to an unfamiliar one in Nepal. International assignees often react to stress by expressing some of

often react to stress by expressing some of the following:

General fatigue

Lack of efficiency

• Lack of initiative

• Difficulty prioritizing

• Slower reaction to time

• Frustration and irritation

It
It

Training Programme:

is

carried

out

to

help

the

candidate be prepared for the move.

It has many categories like :

be prepared for the move. It has many categories like :  Cross Cultural Relocation Training

Cross Cultural Relocation Training

Culture and Language Training

Culture Shock training

International Assignment

 Culture Shock training  International Assignment Programme  Spouse Training  Assistance over

Programme

Spouse Training

Assistance over telephone

Repatriation Training

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It includes steps like:

Conduct Psychological test of the candidates

Choose a few candidates whom you want send for the project

Select the most suitable candidates

for the project  Select the most suitable candidates  Conduct Relocation Training which includes teaching

Conduct Relocation Training which includes teaching about communication skills, cultural differences

Conduct spouse training so as to involve family

Give knowledge about organisation and work assignment thoroughly

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Best Practices to Support Assignees

Welcoming and orientation. Provide a point of contact for the newly arrived family.

Employment liaison. Finding purposeful work for spouses can be key to successful

adjustment, and the provision of multiple employment resources should be made available

Education liaison. Most relocation companies provides information and contacts for local schools, but offering managed support programs for youths and childcare resources is also beneficial.

Information and resource management. Making resources such as internet and intranet

access is helpful in the interim period until home access is established,as well as literature

and events in the local culture.

well as literature and events in the local culture.  Guidance and referral. Offering services such

Guidance and referral. Offering services such as confidential counseling,as well as

resources and referrals for such issues as divorce, spouse/child abuse, adoption,death, and

mental health concerns.

Community liaison. Cultivate relationships with community and social organizations and local resources that can benefit expatriates.

Events and cultural programming. Cultural events as well as informative programs and

workshops on host-country culture help families to orient and adjust to the new culture.

Crisis management and security liaison. Relaying security information to the community.This includes ensuring crisis preparedness,emergency evacuation information through alerts and seminars, as well as rebuilding the community after a crisis.

International Training and Development is Not a Cost It is an Investment
International
Training and
Development
is Not a Cost
It is an
Investment
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