Want to know more about the expat life? The Curly Wanderer curates articles and academic research on expatriates, with particular emphasis on expat women and the effects of living abroad on professional ability.
September 30, 2016
BBC Capital writes about the disparity of women and men in expat roles. It seems a portion of the disparity isn’t about willingness, it’s due to whether the role is ever offered to a woman. And the reasons it often isn’t, may be due to history and unaddressed biases.
Harvard Business Review: what are the best and worse managers doing to select, retain and develop managers using expatriate assignments? Are you shipping your staff off to Antartica as punishment, or sending them to Greece as a reward? Are you not seeing the return you hope from an expat? Or does the success from your expat managers disappear once they leave? This article provides some good tips of getting the most out of your staff and global opportunities.
Academic research to explore the connections between living abroad and the psychological effects of those experiences.