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Title: 外派大陸台灣女性經理人之職涯路徑與調適
The Career Path and Adjustment of Taiwanese Female Expatriate Managers to China
Authors: 蔡錫濤
Ted Shir-Tau Tsai
李瑪莉
Ma-Li Lee
Keywords: 調適
職涯
女性外派經理人
adjustment
career
female expatriate manager
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: The purpose of this research was to investigate (1) the career path of Taiwanese female expatriate managers to China; (2) factors affecting Taiwanese female expatriate managers’ decision of taking international assignments to China and how these factors affecting their decisions of being relocated overseas; (3) the adjustment difficulties which Taiwanese female expatriate managers had encountered in China. Qualitative research approach was adopted. Data collection was through semi-structured interviews with eight Taiwanese female expatriate managers. The findings indicated Taiwanese female expatriate managers displayed three types of career patterns: linear, spiral, and transitory. With regard to the factors affecting their career decision to China, self-development, family responsibility, organizational factors, chance events, and negative factors were the five primary factors of receiving foreign assignments to China. Lastly, the results showed that Taiwanese female expatriate managers faced adjustment challenges in terms of general life, work, and people. Implications for organizations in Taiwan and suggestions for future studies are provided.
The purpose of this research was to investigate (1) the career path of Taiwanese female expatriate managers to China; (2) factors affecting Taiwanese female expatriate managers’ decision of taking international assignments to China and how these factors affecting their decisions of being relocated overseas; (3) the adjustment difficulties which Taiwanese female expatriate managers had encountered in China. Qualitative research approach was adopted. Data collection was through semi-structured interviews with eight Taiwanese female expatriate managers. The findings indicated Taiwanese female expatriate managers displayed three types of career patterns: linear, spiral, and transitory. With regard to the factors affecting their career decision to China, self-development, family responsibility, organizational factors, chance events, and negative factors were the five primary factors of receiving foreign assignments to China. Lastly, the results showed that Taiwanese female expatriate managers faced adjustment challenges in terms of general life, work, and people. Implications for organizations in Taiwan and suggestions for future studies are provided.
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