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Cultural intelligence as a predictor of successful expatriate adjustment and performance

Abdul Malek, Marlin Marissa and Budhwar, Pawan (2010) Cultural intelligence as a predictor of successful expatriate adjustment and performance. In: British Academy of Management Conference, 14-16 September 2010, University of Sheffield. (Unpublished)

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Despite the exorbitant costs associated with the sending of expatriates on international assignments, the practice seems to continue in the foreseeable future. Therefore, Multinational Corporations and other expatriate hiring organisations are continuously taking steps to ensure that expatriates are able to fulfil their assigned tasks with minimum distraction and able to contribute significantly to the organisations' causes. In light of this, we examine the Cultural Intelligence (CQ) as a skill that is influential to facilitate expatriate adjustment and subsequent performance in the host country.Results showed the influence of CQ varies according to type of adjustment and performance in the host country. Path analysis was used to test the hypothesised relationships and the fit of the conceptualised model.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cultural Intelligence, expatriate adjustment, expatriate performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Marlin Marissa Malek Abdul Malek
Date Deposited: 25 Feb 2012 07:00
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2015 00:54

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