The transfer of a person to their country of origin. While the term could refer to any person regardless of their health status, repatriation is often a euphemism for the shipping of a body back to the person’s home country for burial.
Drawing from the initial analysis, there were three principle themes that emerged repeatedly within the assignee and the human resources cohort respectively: a mixed view of the value of mentoring/sponsorship program in practice which is aimed at undergirding post repatriation role decision-making; the absence of principally formal processes and systems to facilitate the use of learning and knowledge from repatriate experience; and finally the tactical use of international assignments in place of a more strategic stance on knowledge sharing and transfer following repatriation.
A taxpayer anticipating non-executive compensation costs of $10 million in 2005 may repatriate $10 million from a foreign subsidiary, spend $10 million on non-executive compensation and spend the funds that would otherwise have been used for that purpose in any way it chooses, including any of the listed non-permitted investments.
According to the British daily The Independent, the British Government is refusing to repatriate fuel reprocessed at the Sellafield plant in North-Western England and shipped to Japan seven months ago.