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Title: Cross cultural preparations for expatriate adjustment and performance : effects of personality, self-efficacy and social network composition.
Authors: Lin, Zhengpeng.
Ng, Wendy Wan Teng.
Ronal Halim.
Keywords: DRNTU::Business::General::Social aspects
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: Due to rapid globalization, the number of expatriates is expected to grow significantly. This study investigate how social network composition and self-efficacy of expatriates can mediate the effects of CCT on expatriate adjustment and performance.The research is a field study among four non-Asian expatriate nationalities: US, UK, Germany, and Netherlands. The countries are chosen based on their FDI & presence in Singapore. Extensive surveys were conducted on the expatriates, including short questionnaires with their respective supervisors and colleagues. Questionnaires were developed based on extensive literature reviews & validated research instruments. The data were collected through personal administration. The survey data was analyzed using SPSS. Appropriate statistical analyses were used to test of the hypotheses.
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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