Forgotten partners of international assignments: development and test of a model of spouse adjustment.

@article{Shaffer2001ForgottenPO,
  title={Forgotten partners of international assignments: development and test of a model of spouse adjustment.},
  author={Margaret A Shaffer and David A. Harrison},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2001},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={
          238-54
        }
}
The authors developed and tested a model of spouse adjustment to international assignments in a sequence of qualitative and quantitative investigations. From in-depth interviews with expatriate spouses, half of whom had either positive or negative experiences living abroad, the authors identified several potentially important sources of adjustment. These constructs were integrated with others from identity theory and earlier research on expatriates to develop a conceptual model of spouse… CONTINUE READING

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