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Female expatriates in international business: Empirical evidence from the German clothing industry

Mayrhofer, A. and Scullion, H. (2002) Female expatriates in international business: Empirical evidence from the German clothing industry. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 13 (5). pp. 815-836. ISSN 0958-5192

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Abstract

The article empirically analyses the situation of male and female expatriates in the German clothing industry in terms of selection, preparation, support during assignment, job satisfaction, goal attainment and future perspectives. In general, female expatriate managers face more difficulties than male expatriates at each stage of the international transfer cycle. The results of this single sector study demonstrate the importance of the cultural, national and sectoral context for the interpretation of results.

Item type: Article
ID code: 4348
Keywords: gender, expatriates, business, management, Commerce, Management. Industrial Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, Strategy and Management, Management of Technology and Innovation
Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce
Social Sciences > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
Department: Strathclyde Business School > Strategy and Organisation
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 19 Oct 2007
Last modified: 21 May 2015 09:22
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/4348

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