As companies expand globally, executives are increasingly being tapped for expatriate assignments. The idea is to spread talent, expertise, and knowledge from headquarters to foreign offices, and vice versa. You were presented with an opportunity to relocate to Asia for a work assignment that would require you and your family to move there for a period of three years with a significant pay increase. After careful consideration, you realize that there are many issues to consider before you make a final decision. Construct an e-mail to your manager detailing your concerns and informing her of your decision and the rationale behind it.

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