The effect of emotions in cross-cultural expatriate experiences

Tan, Jacintha A. C., Hartel, Charmine E. J., Panipucci, Debra and Strybosch, Victoria E. (2005) The effect of emotions in cross-cultural expatriate experiences. Cross Cultural Management, 12 2: 4-15. doi:10.1108/13527600510797980


Author Tan, Jacintha A. C.
Hartel, Charmine E. J.
Panipucci, Debra
Strybosch, Victoria E.
Title The effect of emotions in cross-cultural expatriate experiences
Journal name Cross Cultural Management   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1352-7606
1758-6089
Publication date 2005
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1108/13527600510797980
Volume 12
Issue 2
Start page 4
End page 15
Total pages 12
Place of publication Bingley, W. Yorks., United Kingdom
Publisher Emerald Group Publishing
Language eng
Abstract With increased recognition of the existence of emotions in everyday interpersonal interactions, the need for emotions in cross-cultural interactions has become more obvious. Emotions play an important role in cross-cultural expatriate interactions as these experiences are essentially social encounters. Yet, little research addresses the emotions felt and the emotional demands involved in the cross-cultural interaction. Research on expatriate experiences centres solely on the cross-cultural training, sensitivity, and adaptability of expatriates. What fails to be addressed, however, is the emotional aspect of this interaction. In this paper, we examine the cross-cultural expatriate experience, integrating both the cultural and emotional aspects of the interaction. In doing so, we aim to advance understanding of the expatriate experience and the potential reasons underlying expatriate success and failure.
Keyword Collectivist
Culture
Emotion
Expatriate
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: UQ Business School Publications
 
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