More than 60 individuals from organizations across seven industry sectors participated in the survey. All organizations were either headquartered or were considered to have a strong business presence in Africa.
More than 50 percent of companies stated that the majority of their assignees into Africa are unaccompanied
More than 80 percent of companies don’t have separate assignment policies for moves into, out of, or within Africa
50 percent of companies use a home based compensation approach for their assignees
80 percent of respondents believe that employees moving on local terms will increase in the next two years, illustrating a shift from the traditional expat approach
Security is still the key challenge facing many assignments into Africa, particularly for accompanied assignees.