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Influence of cultural differences on expatriates: individual and organizational implications.

M. A. Castano

Influence of cultural differences on expatriates: individual and organizational implications.

by M. A. Castano

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Published by Oxford Brookes University in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.) - Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, 2000.

ContributionsShaw, Brian., Oxford Brookes University. Business School.
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Open LibraryOL19670478M

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Influence of cultural differences on expatriates: individual and organizational implications by M. A. Castano Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Influence of the Cultural Context on Expatriate Adjustment. Mark C. Bolino; Cultural Distance And Adjustment: A More Nuanced Approach. Researchers have sometimes noted that international transfers, in many ways, are similar to domestic geographic transfers (e.g., Feldman & Tompson, ).The most notable difference, though, is that an expatriate assignment typically Cited by: 1.

Originality/value This study seeks to fill a gap in the literature by exploring the influence of organizational culture on expatriates’ withdrawal intentions, and the mediating role of.

influence of cultural distance on expatriates to better accommodate their needs when assigned to. Due to the cultural differences, Individual and organizational level pr edictors. that were self-reported by individual members of cultural groups.

Section 2 introduces a range of objective indicators of cultural differences. Section 3 examines how culture shapes various aspects of multinational business. Section 4 discusses business implications and how multinational companies can manage adaptation to cultural differences.

Adler asks whether organizational culture does “erase or at least diminish national cul-ture”. Her surprising conclusion is that there actually is more evidence to the contrary.

Adler cites researcher André Laurent’s finding that cultural differences were “significantlyFile Size: 19KB. Hofstede’s Cultural Framework What is culture, and how can culture be understood through Hofstede’s cultural framework.

As the business world becomes more global, employees will likely face someone from another country at some point in their careers, companies will negotiate with companies from other countries, and even employees of domestic companies will likely encounter someone from.

Expatriates should be introduced to cultural differences before the start of the international assignment. They and the organisation can then plan how to engage in the cultural differences to make the assignment successful (Caudron ; Odenwald.

Introduction. We analyze differences in the innovativeness of expatriates to see why some are more innovative than others. While we know that having cross-cultural competences may foster innovativeness (), we suggest there is a need to theoretically expand how and why this happens during an expatriate assignment.A better understanding of the international innovation process is important.

Organizational culture encompasses values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of a business. [unreliable source] The organizational culture influences the way people interact, the context within which knowledge is created, the resistance they will have towards certain changes, and ultimately the way they share (or the way they do not share) knowledge.

The book is divided into three parts: Part 1 looks at the historical evolution of the field; Part 2 integrates organizational politics with important organizational behavior constructs and/or areas of inquiry, for example in the chapter by Lisa Leslie and Michele Gelfand which discusses the implications of cross-cultural politics on expatriates.

Managing Expatriates: Success Factors in Private and Public Domains and success. The chapters in this book consider the role of sociodemographic characteristics, personality and individual differences, training and preparation, and social and organizational support in contributing to each of these outcomes.

within this category. Understand cross-cultural influences on individual differences and perception. Individuals bring a number of differences to work, such as unique personalities, values, emotions, and moods. When new employees enter organizations, their stable or transient characteristics affect how they behave and perform.

Cultural influences on organizational cultures and practices have become a very important research topic in the field of management and organization since the last decades of the 20th century.

National culture has been seen as one of the most influential situational. Downloadable (with restrictions). The paper examines the relationships among individual differences, cross-cultural adjustment, and expatriate assignment effectiveness, using a field survey of U.S.-based Korean expatriates.

Overall, the findings are consistent with the literature and support previous findings. However, a unique and interesting pattern was found, revealing that how well the. Impact of Organizational Culture on Human Resource Practices: A Study of Selected Nigerian Private Universities Osibanjo Omotayo Adewale, Adeniji Adenike Anthonia An organizational culture can also influence the recruitment and selection activities of an or-ganization.

This makes sense because good behavior is driven by ethical values. • Discuss the emergence of contemporary organizational behavior, including its precursors, the Hawthorne studies, and the human relations movement.

• Describe contemporary organizational behavior—its charac teristics, concepts, and importance. • Identify and discuss contextual perspectives on organizational behavior.

Taking into account cultural diversity and environmental differences, Zakak and his colleague suggested that U.S. insurers would be wise to use a strategy of acquiring a local insurer, developing complex products, and using a locally trained workforce in Germany, and creating joint ventures, developing simple products, and hiring expatriates to.

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of an MNC, however, one-third of expatriates fail in their international assignments (Tung, ) and such failures have very high-costs attached (Shaffer et al., ; Stroh et al., ). Individual- and organizational-level factors are found to correlate with the success or failure of expatriates. Personality differences, motivation and.

Introduction. A key issue that unites and divides organizations and organizational members is national identity. While there is a proliferation of research on cultural differences (Hofstede, ; Shenkar, ), research on international management has focused only limited attention on the processes of national identification or national identity construction (Koveshnikov et al., ; Vaara.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. Contents. Preface; Section I: Management and Culture; 1. Introduction: The Challenging Role of the Global Manager Globalization Growing Economic Interconnectedness More Complex and Dynamic Work Environment Increased Use and Sophistication of Information Technology More and Different Players in the Global Stage.Cultural Issues “We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” –Virginia Satir Anonymous Discussions: Express yourself — devoted to topics such as these.

Overview What is a culture? What are the main characteristics of American culture? Why do we use stereotypes?

How do stereotypes affect the way we think and feel?Communication Patterns in Multicultural Organizational Meetings: The Influence of Language and Culture the expatriates and the Chinese personnel were able to compensate for their second-language deficiencies and to overcome cultural differences.

The information exchange in meetings was an integral part of the total communication.