Cross cultural preparations for expatriate adjustment and performance : effects of personality, self-efficacy and social network composition.
Ng, Wendy Wan Teng.
Date of Issue2007
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)
Due to rapid globalization, the number of expatriates is expected to grow significantly. This study investigate how social network composition and self-efficacy of expatriates can mediate the effects of CCT on expatriate adjustment and performance.The research is a field study among four non-Asian expatriate nationalities: US, UK, Germany, and Netherlands. The countries are chosen based on their FDI & presence in Singapore. Extensive surveys were conducted on the expatriates, including short questionnaires with their respective supervisors and colleagues. Questionnaires were developed based on extensive literature reviews & validated research instruments. The data were collected through personal administration. The survey data was analyzed using SPSS. Appropriate statistical analyses were used to test of the hypotheses.
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University