Frans Ryckerbosch An International Manager

Resourcefulness, networking, being influential and fluency in local languages are other qualities that add value to the capabilities of the international manager and his worth increases in the organization.In the 4 management functions, Frans scored 72.5%. His strength is organizing and that formed the major part of his work description. He is good at planning and controlling, but his weakness was the leadership function.Frans scored high i.e.79.2% in the management rules. It can be seen that he was very good at networking and decision making from his relationship with his peers and boss and from the instant career decisions he made.Frans scored high in the management skills as well as he had sound technical knowledge, he was excellent at communication and was fluent in many languages and learned Portuguese to help him in his job.Frans is a good candidate for any company for a managerial post because he has many additional skills that can be used. His key strengths are his cultural awareness, adaptability and networking. This is the reason why he scored very highly in the additional skills section.There are various questions to be asked when trying to come to a conclusion about whether Frans career has been meaningful or not. ‘Meaningful’ in this case can have two implications. The foremost implication would be, is his career meaningful to the organization? The second implication is. ‘Is his career meaningful to himself and his loved ones?Apparently, Frans achieved quite few milestones including acceptance of 3100 series project proposal in Latin America and being a program manager for Latin America. He was an integral part of Xerox, China strategy.Between the 1965-1980, Frans was highly indispensable to the organization this can be seen from the fact that he had high responsibility offers from within the company coming his way, he had a high degree of job satisfaction. However, after 1983,it seems