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Expatriate Managers from Emerging Economy Firms

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Abrashi-Smajli, Nita ; Baum, Matthias:
Expatriate Managers from Emerging Economy Firms.
In: Bader, Benjamin ; Schuster, Tassilo ; Bader, Anna Katharina (ed.): Expatriate management : transatlantic dialogue. - London : Palgrave Macmillan , 2017 . - pp. 265-296
ISBN 978-1-137-57406-0
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-57406-0_9

Abstract in another language

In this study we focus on the specifics that expatriate managers from emerging economy firms face during their foreign assignment. Drawing on previous research, we corroborate the expatriate management literature by theorizing about the particular mechanisms that foster or threaten expatriates’ task performance of emerging economy multinational companies. Specifically, we elaborate on the asymmetries between emerging economy and developed country expatriate managers and investigate the resulting advantages and challenges for expatriate managers from emerging economies when they perform foreign assignments. In doing so, we articulate comparative disadvantage mechanisms (liabilities of emergingness, liabilities of country of origin and lacking HRM practices) as well as comparative advantage mechanisms (diaspora networks, adaptability to hostile environments, and being proactive in knowledge acquisition).

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Item Type: Article in a book
Refereed: No
Keywords: Host Country; Human Resource Management; Develop Economy; Human Resource Management Practice; Comparative Disadvantage
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration
Faculties
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics
Faculties > Faculty of Law, Business and Economics > Department of Business Administration > Chair Business Administration XVI > Chair Business Administration XVI - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Matthias Baum
Result of work at the UBT: No
DDC Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2020 12:16
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2020 10:13
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/54819