Women and minority expatriates

Shortland, Sue and Perkins, Stephen J. (2022) Women and minority expatriates. In: Expatriates and Managing Global Mobility. Taylor & Francis, pp. 83-113. ISBN 9781003110033

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There has been several decades of research on why women are under-represented in the expatriate population, but it is only in the past few years that research has begun to focus on issues with members from other diverse groups and how they fit into the expatriate picture. This chapter’s authors spotlight gender, age, race, religion, and sexual orientation diversity. They point out, however, that MNCs can help alleviate some of these issues by fostering strong diversity climates within the firm, including diversity training programs, but clear evidence for the success of the various attempts to increase diversity is lacking. This chapter highlights how there is a special need for research which considers the intersection of these various dimensions of diversity, and how that can affect expatriate experience.

Item Type: Book Section
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003110033-5
23 September 2022Published
Subjects: CAH04 - psychology > CAH04-01 - psychology > CAH04-01-01 - psychology (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Health, Education and Life Sciences > Centre for Social Care, Health and Related Research (C-SHARR)
Depositing User: Gemma Tonks
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2023 14:56
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2023 14:56
URI: https://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/14865

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