Success among self-initiated versus assigned expatriates

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This chapter compares the success outcomes of self-initiated and employer-initiated expatriates. Results show negligible to small differences between these groups on adjustment, job satisfaction, and job performance, though self-initiated expatriates do show somewhat better interaction adjustment. Results suggest that self-initiation is not a powerful determi-nant of expatriate success.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManaging Expatriates : Success factors in private and public domains
EditorsBrenton Wiernik, Heiko Rüger, Deniz S. Ones
Number of pages12
Place of PublicationOpladen
PublisherVerlag Babara Budrich
Publication date2018
ISBN (Print)978-3-8474-2031-6
ISBN (Electronic)978-3-8474-1017-1
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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