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Personality and expatriate performance: The mediating role of expatriate adjustment

Sri Ramalu, Subramaniam and Che Rose, Raduan and Kumar, Naresh and Uli, Jegak (2010) Personality and expatriate performance: The mediating role of expatriate adjustment. The Journal of Applied Business Research, 26 (6). pp. 113-122. ISSN 2157-8834

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This paper investigates the relationship between personality and job performance, and the mediating role of cross-cultural adjustment (CCA) in that relationship. Based on sample of 332 expatriates working in Malaysia, personality predicts job performance, and both the interaction and work adjustment mediates the relationship. The findings of this study contributes to the body of knowledge in the cross-cultural management field as well as practical implication to expatriating firms especially in the area of selection of international candidates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Big Five Personality, Cross-Cultural Adjustment, Job Performance
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2011 04:51
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2016 02:59
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/2084

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