The theory of met expectations applied to expatriate adjustment: the role of crosscultural training

@article{Caligiuri2001TheTO,
  title={The theory of met expectations applied to expatriate adjustment: the role of crosscultural training},
  author={Paula Caligiuri and Jean M. Phillips and Mila B. Lazarova and Ibraiz Tarique and Peter Burgi},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Resource Management},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={357 - 372}
}
This study will test two hypotheses to determine whether the formation of expectations (prior to the global assignment) affects expatriates' adjustment. This study utilized a sample of seventy-three expatriates who completed questionnaires approximately ten months after arriving in their host countries. All the expatriates had predeparture cross-cultural training, but the training varied in perceived relevance. The expatriates were assigned either to countries where their native language was… 

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