Tag: Research

Intercultural competence in European international management

Following up on my previous blog about intercultural competence, I now would like to highlight some recent research that has been published on the topic in a special issue in the European Journal of International Management. The European context With 259 million immigrants worldwide [1], workplaces and societies are internationalising and more and more people …

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Willing to go the extra mile: Understanding work engagement among expats

In recent years, many companies have been focusing on work engagement as a more positive way of working with employees towards business success. Work engagement has proven to be very valuable for organisations, but it has hardly been investigated in an international setting[i]. With a new study I’m conducting together with Mette Strange Noesgaard of …

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E-HRM in recruitment

Guest blog by Vanessa Geissler, Anna Szabolcs, Alina Vahldieck, and Arttu Ylinikkilä* Times when companies only had to “post and pray“ to get fitting applicants for open vacancies is over. Nowadays organizations have to be more creative and proactive to attract the right employees (5). With the help of the Internet, e-HRM (electronic Human Resource …

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Participate in a new study on expat adjustment!

Reblogged from ExpatResearch.com While we know that expatriation is an increasingly frequent practice due to globalization and opportunities for international business activity, there is still much to learn about how expatriates adapt to their new environments and the thinking styles that support their adjustment. This study is intended to help us gain a clearer picture …

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