Career Development International: Volume 7 Issue 2


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Leaving and experiencing: why academics expatriate and how they experience expatriation

Julia Richardson, Steve McKenna

Globalisation has led to increasing international mobility amongst business and education professionals. Whilst expatriate management literature focuses on expatriate assignment…


Expatriate management “best practices” in Canadian MNCs: a multiple case study

Sharon Leiba O’Sullivan, Steven H. Appelbaum, Corinne Abikhzer

Provides an in‐depth description of the expatriate management practices of four Canadian multinationals in order to determine how closely Canadian practices correspond to the…


Factors influencing Singapore managers’ career aspiration in international assignments

Irene K.H. Chew, Weichun Zhu

Study used 357 Singaporean managers to document their availability for international assignments and their international aspiration. To understand factors that affect their…


The fight for global talent: new directions, new competitors – a case study on Singapore

Balbir B. Bhasin, Patrick Low Kim Cheng

Reveals that companies are testing new ways to entice professionals into their field due to the lack of global talent available. States that this is increasing in importance since…


Becoming a partner in a professional services firm

Stephen A. Stumpf

Being your own boss, becoming a partner in or part‐owner of a business, and achieving great wealth and prestige are the dreams of many youths. Professional service firms (PSFs…

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  • Dr Jennifer A. Harrison