THE RELATIONS BETWEEN EXPATRIATE MANAGEMENT AND THE MENTALITY AND ADJUSTMENT OF EXPATRIATES
Abstract:This article reports the results of a study of the mentality and adjustment of expatriates from Taiwan with job assignments in China. A total of 1000 questionnaires were sent out to the Taiwanese directors and staff in 600 Taiwanese businesses in Kun-Shan, China, with 788 valid responses included for further analysis. Four relationships were examined in the study: the correlation between the mentality and adjustment of expatriates and expatriate management, that between government and expatriate management, that between government and the mentality and adjustment of expatriates, and finally the effect of government on the correlation between the mentality and adjustment of expatriates and expatriate management. Findings are discussed and suggestions are offered.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: January 1, 2008
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