Expatriates Performance and permanenceanalysis by gender of 124 Spanish managers

  1. María Bastida Domínguez 1
  2. María Teresa Cancelo Márquez 1
  1. 1 Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Universidade de Santiago de Compostela

    Santiago de Compostela, España

    ROR https://ror.org/030eybx10

Applied econometrics and international development

ISSN: 1578-4487

Ano de publicación: 2014

Volume: 14

Número: 2

Páxinas: 51-64

Tipo: Artigo

Outras publicacións en: Applied econometrics and international development


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Despite the importance of International Assignments for companies competing in global economy, research to date has not clearly identified what effectiveness means in this context. In this paper it is analyzed the possible relationship between indicators traditionally considered evidence of expatriate success: adjustment, performance and permanence; introducing the situation of the home country as potential influencer. Possible influence of gender is also explored, in order to determine if low performance of female expatriate explains its sub representation in allocations. Data from 124 Spanish expatriate managers suggest that permanence depends on adjustment and results in host country, but not the situation in Spain. Gender does not introduce significant differences in our results

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