Mentoring African American expatriates : providing the bridge to success abroad

dc.contributor.authorCrawley, Daria C.
dc.contributor.authorBroaden, Charlotte
dc.contributor.authorMotley, Darlene Y.
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-04T17:25:03Z
dc.date.available2010-11-04T17:25:03Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.descriptionVersion of Recorden_US
dc.description.abstractEmployment predictions continue to forecast increasing racial diversity in the American workforce as firms face global competition and strive to grasp the challenges of a global business landscape. As American multinational corporations use expatriate assignments; supplemented by flexipatriates and inpatriates to meet customer preferences in the global marketplace, growing racial diversity may generate more expatriates of color. Global human resource management research has focused on issues such as adjustment and cross-cultural development and recently mentoring as critical factors for expatriate success. A growing body of mentoring research details the career experiences of employees with diverse backgrounds, yet few studies center on the experiences of the African American expatriate. This article aims to examine African Americans mentoring opportunities in a global environment, with a focus on understanding the role mentoring plays for this particular population group. This work is intended to contribute to the increasing literature on global mentoring and will help to influence the thinking of multinational corporations' response to the increasing diversity of their global workforce.en_US
dc.description.bibliographicCitationCrawley, D. C., Broaden, C., & Motley, D. Y. (2009). Mentoring African American expatriates: Providing the bridge to success abroad. Journal of Diversity Management, (1)4.en_US
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dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10474/1295
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherClute Institute for Academic Researchen_US
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dc.subject.otherglobalizationen_US
dc.subject.othermentoringen_US
dc.titleMentoring African American expatriates : providing the bridge to success abroaden_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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