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The research was consistent in emphasizing the need to take factors such as the psychic distance that is involved between home markets and other countries into account as well as how powerful cross-cultural factors will influence business operations. The successful deployment of managers to foreign countries, though, was also shown to require careful consideration in the selection of appropriate candidates, the provision comprehensive training preparatory to deployment and debriefing upon their return to gain valuable insights concerning their experiences that can be used to fine-tune future training for other managers.


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