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Problems faced by Western expatriate managers in East Europe : evidence among Finnish expatriates in Russia and Estonia
A common human resource management strategy among Western companies in international operations is the use of home-country expatriate managers although expatriate adjustment has been found to involve difficulties. In the ...
Repatriation of international dual‐career couples
Combining the realities of dual-career couples (DCCs) and the requirements of international careers can be difficult. In order to improve the understanding of the repatriation experiences of international DCCs, we conducted ...
Typologies of internationally mobile employees
(Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2018-05-26)
When counting the number of internationally mobile employees (IMEs) and analyzing the consequences of international mobility in order to improve the management of different kinds of IMEs, who counts as an expatriate (and ...
Careers of highly educated self-initiated expatriates : observations from studies among Finnish business professionals
(Springer, Cham, 2018-09-18)
This chapter reviews existing literature about the careers of self-initiated expatriates and analyzes the different studies carried out among university level educated Finnish business professionals. A series of studies ...
Managing global and migrant workers
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-04-26)
The international workforce has existed since slaves built the pyramids. But international work has been increasing substantially in recent decades. With it, the interest in how to manage international workers, their talent ...
The effect of international work experience on the career success of expatriates: a comparison of assigned and self-initiated expatriates
This paper is one of the first to examine the long-term effect of expatriation on careers, comparing the impact of international work experience on the career success of assigned and self-initiated expatriates. Our sample ...
Satisfaction with an expatriate job : the role of physical and functional distance between expatriate and supervisor
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to focus on satisfaction with an expatriate job and how such satisfaction is linked to leadership. Specifically, this research examines how two different kinds of distances – physical ...