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The repatriation of female international managers: an empirical study

Scullion, H. and Linehan, M. (2002) The repatriation of female international managers: an empirical study. International Journal of Manpower, 23 (7). pp. 649-658. ISSN 0143-7720

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Abstract

This paper focuses on the repatriation of senior female international managers in western Europe and establishes that the repatriation phase of the international career move may be even more stressful than expatriation. It is argued that female international managers may experience more difficulties than their male counterparts because of their pioneering roles. Finally, the paper identifies that home-based mentors and access to networks while abroad are important factors in contributing to the successful repatriation of international managers.