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|Title:||An investigation of the willingness of managerial employees to accept an expatriate assignment||Authors:||Aryee, S.
|Issue Date:||1996||Citation:||Aryee, S.,Chay, Y.W.,Chew, J. (1996). An investigation of the willingness of managerial employees to accept an expatriate assignment. Journal of Organizational Behavior 17 (3) : 267-283. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1099-1379(199605)17:3<267::AID-JOB748>3.0.CO;2-A||Abstract:||Data obtained with the aid of structured questionnaires from a Singaporean managerial sample (N = 228) were used to examine receptivity to an expatriate assignment in terms of the cultural similarity or dissimilarity of the country of relocation. Results of a paired t-test indicated that respondents were significantly more receptive to an expatriate assignment in a culturally similar location than in a culturally dissimilar location. Results of hierarchical regression analyses revealed mixed support for the study's propositions and explained only modest amounts of the variance in the culturally similar (R2 = 22 per cent) and dissimilar (R2 = 20 per cent) models. Limitations of the study, directions for future research and implications of the findings are discussed.||Source Title:||Journal of Organizational Behavior||URI:||http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/45262||ISSN:||8943796||DOI:||10.1002/(SICI)1099-1379(199605)17:3<267::AID-JOB748>3.0.CO;2-A|
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