Person-environment fit and emotional control: Assigned expatriates vs. self-initiated expatriates

  title={Person-environment fit and emotional control: Assigned expatriates vs. self-initiated expatriates},
  author={Jakob Lauring and Jan Selmer},
  journal={International Business Review},

A transactional stress and coping perspective on expatriation: new insights on the roles of age, gender and expatriate type

  • O. Wurtz
  • Business
    Journal of Global Mobility: The Home of Expatriate Management Research
  • 2022
PurposeThis work sheds new light on the roles of gender, age and expatriation type—self-initiated expatriate (SIE) vs. assigned expatriate (AE)—by applying the transactional theory of stress and

Expatriate partners’ personality and its influence on acculturation into a new cultural context: Examining the role of dispositional affectivity

Despite the vital role that trailing partners play for successful expatriation, we still know very little about what actually causes partners to thrive and integrate effectively into the new cultural

Career Barriers of Chinese Self-Expatriate Women: Neither Double Jeopardy nor Ethnic Prominence

The study implies that the effects of ethnicity on self-expatriation experiences and outcomes may be contingent on SIEs’ ethnic and cultural origins, and implies that women who self- Expatriate to escape gendered opportunities in their home countries may face similar gender-related barriers in host countries.

Understanding the Integration of Psychological and Socio-cultural Factors in Adjustment of Expatriates: An AUM Process Model

While the literature develops an adequate understanding of various socio-cultural and psychological factors that contribute to expatriates’ adjustment, limited work exists regarding interdependencies

Host country language proficiency and identity: Spanish self-initiated expatriate nurses in Germany

Despite over 50 years of expatriation research, the implications of expatriation for identity remains an under-researched topic in mainstream international human resource management (IHRM)

Determinants of cross-cultural adjustment among self-initiated expatriate medical doctors working in Ireland

  • E. NolanXiaoning Liang
  • Business, Medicine
    Journal of Global Mobility: The Home of Expatriate Management Research
  • 2022
It was found that age, marital status, cultural novelty, previous international work experience, length of time working in the host culture did not influence the cross-cultural adjustment of SIE doctors, however, gender, language ability and perceived fair treatment were found to influence their cross- cultural adjustment in the study.

Expatriate Consumers’ Adaptations and Food Brand Choices: A Compensatory Control Perspective

The number of expatriates has been steadily growing during the last two decades. For these reasons, academia has exhibited a growing research interest in expatriates’ food consumption choices.

Essays on self-initiated expatriates’ decisions

The discussion about expatriation movements has great importance for academic researchers and managers of companies in context of globalization making decisions. The purpose of this work is to



A test of the relationship between person–environment fit and cross-cultural adjustment among self-initiated expatriates

Understanding an expatriate's cross-cultural adjustment to the various aspects of their host environment and organization has been a focal point of research for several decades. Person–environment

Marital Status and Work Outcomes of Self-Initiated Expatriates: Is There a Moderating Effect of Gender?

Purpose – Most of the fast‐growing literature on business expatriates has focused on organizational expatriates (OEs) who have been assigned by their parent companies to the foreign location.

How do Assigned and Self-Initiated Expatriate CEOs Differ? An Empirical Investigation on CEO Demography, Personality, and Performance in China

Abstract Purpose In this chapter, we focus on expatriate CEOs who are assigned by the parent company to work in a subsidiary and compare them to those who themselves have initiated to work abroad

Exploring the motives of company-backed and self-initiated expatriates

Few studies have investigated the range of issues considered important to the decision to move abroad for expatriates, particularly comparing the company-backed and self-initiated expatriate

Newcomers Abroad: Expatriate Adaptation during Early Phases of International Assignments

Integrating work from the expatriate adjustment and newcomer socialization literatures within a motivational framework, we propose that motivational states and stress cognitions impact expatriates'

Organizational expatriates and self-initiated expatriates: who adjusts better to work and life in Japan?

Expatriates are often presented in the cross-cultural adjustment literature as a homogeneous, broad population. However, recent research that makes a distinction between organizational expatriates

Job resources and demands for expatriate academics

Purpose While there is a growing interest in expatriate academics, their specific role as teachers with daily contact to local students seems to have been largely ignored when examining

Lean on me: The importance of one's own and partner's intercultural personality for expatriate's and expatriate spouse's successful adjustment abroad

This research explores the role of three intercultural personality traits—emotional stability, social initiative, and open-mindedness—as coping resources for expatriate couples’ adjustment. First, we