Expatriate performance in international assignments: the role of cultural intelligence as dynamic intercultural competency

Raduan Che Rose, and Subramaniam Sri Ramalu, and Jegak Uli, and Naresh Kumar, (2010) Expatriate performance in international assignments: the role of cultural intelligence as dynamic intercultural competency. International Journal of Business and Management , 5 (8). pp. 76-85. ISSN 1833-8119

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Abstract

This paper investigates the affects of dynamic intercultural competency of cultural intelligence and its dimensions on expatriate job performance. Based on sample of 332 expatriates working in Malaysia, cultural intelligence found to be a vital intercultural competency that facilitates expatriates job performance in international assignments. Specifically, the results of this study reveal that expatriates in Malaysia with greater meta-cognitive and behavioral cultural intelligence fared better in their contextual performance. Greater assignment specific performance related to greater behavioral cultural intelligence. The findings of this study contributes to the body of knowledge in the cross-cultural management field as well as practical implication to expatriating firms especially in the area of selection and hiring of international candidate

Item Type: Non-Indexed Article
Keywords: Dynamic competency - Cultural intelligence - Job performance - Expatriate
Faculty: Chancellory
Deposited By: En. Pahmi Abdullah
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2012 17:53
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2013 10:52
URI: http://umkeprints.umk.edu.my/id/eprint/445

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