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Making their own way: international experience through self-initiated foreign assignments
Studies of international transferees have generally assumed that they are sent to a foreign country by their employer. In practice, many of these transferees make their own arrangements to get workExpand
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Career capital during international work experiences: contrasting self-initiated expatriate experiences and assigned expatriation
This article explores the career capital of expatriates, differentiating between self-initiated expatriates (SEs) and company assigned expatriates (AEs). Previous research has considered issues suchExpand
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Line management responsibility for HRM: what is happening in Europe?
The notion of line management accepting greater responsibility for human resource management (HRM) within employing organisations is now received wisdom. This paper presents data on the variation inExpand
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Comparative HRM: European views and perspectives
The US originated notion of HRM has been widely accepted across the world – and also widely criticized. The underlying features of the European economy are different from those of the USA and it isExpand
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Repatriation: empirical evidence from a longitudinal study of careers and expectations among Finnish expatriates
Abstract One of the newer areas of research in the field of international human resource management concerns the repatriation of international assignees at the end of their time abroad. This paper isExpand
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Knowledge Transfer and the Management of Expatriation
This is a theory-building article that uses the example of an international organization from the Spanish financial sector to explore the way in which the characteristics of knowledge influenceExpand
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Why do they go? Individual and corporate perspectives on the factors influencing the decision to accept an international assignment
This article explores the motives of individuals to accept international assignments. It uses a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methods to further our understanding of howExpand
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Strategic Human Resource Management: The Value of Different Paradigms
This paper argues that discussion of the strategic management of human resources has been limited by a confusion over the analysis of SHRM and an inadequate conception of the field for SHRM. ByExpand
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Expatriation: A developing research agenda
This introductory article briefly reviews the current state of research into expatriation, focusing on the critical issues of strategy, selection and predeparture, compensation, performanceExpand
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