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Author Leong, Chan-hoong
Title Intercultural Relations In Asia : Migration and Work Effectiveness
Imprint Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company, 2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Preface -- List of Contributors -- Section I. Intercultural Relations and Social Integration -- 1. Acculturation and Social Cohesion: Emerging Issues for Asian Immigrants in New Zealand Colleen Ward -- ABSTRACT -- SOCIAL COHESION AND RECOGNITION -- SOCIAL COHESION AND BELONGING -- BELONGINGNESS AND RECOGNITION: ACCULTURATION ATTITUDES AND EXPECTATIONS -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENT -- REFERENCES -- 2. Migrating Talent: Subsequent Mobility of Recent Asian Immigrants to and From New Zealand Elsie Ho -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- A Methodological Note -- Time Spent Outside New Zealand Since Arrival -- Number of Spells Absent from New Zealand -- Emerging Profiles -- Highly mobile and higher absence -- Highly mobile and lower absence -- Low mobility and moderate absence -- Low/moderate mobility and low absence -- CONCLUSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- REFERENCES -- 3. Immigration and Integration: The Canadian Experience John W. Berry -- ABSTRACT -- GLOBALIZATION -- THE MULTICULTURAL VISION -- INTERCULTURAL STRATEGIES IN PLURAL SOCIETIES -- ACCULTURATION AND ADAPTATION -- CONCLUSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- Section II. Cultural Competency in the Workplace and the Social Environment -- 4. Preparing Managers for Intercultural Leadership: Application of an Economy-Based Theoretical Framework Dharm P.S. Bhawuk, Vijayan P. Munusamy and Keith H. Sakuda -- ABSTRACT -- ECONOMY-BASED THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK -- INDIVIDUAL LEVEL -- ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL -- ECONOMY-BASED CRITICAL INCIDENTS -- INDIVIDUAL LEVEL -- Critical Incident 1: Motivating Employees Abroad -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 1: Intrinsic Motivation -- Critical Incident 2: Choosing Third-Party Advisors -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 2: Acceptance of Foreign Management -- ORGANIZATIONAL LEVEL
Critical Incident 3: Preference for Economies of Scale -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 3: Conglomeratization vs Decentralization -- Critical Incident 4: Competition from Low-Cost Challengers -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 4: Operational Efficiency of Product Differentiation -- Critical Incident 5: Freedom to Change -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 5: Effecting Organizational Change -- NATIONAL LEVEL -- Critical Incident 6: Choice of Strategy -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 6: Comparative Advantages -- Critical Incident 7: Role of Government in Business Operations -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 7: Government Protection and Intervention -- Critical Incident 8: The Role of Women -- Theoretical Explanation for Critical Incident 8: Corporate Responsibilities and Roles in Society -- DISCUSSION -- REFERENCES -- 5. Work in Cultural Translation: Workplace Encounters in Taiwanese Firms with Western Migrant Employees Rueyling Tzeng -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- HIRING WESTERNERS FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES -- LAND OF OPPORTUNITY -- CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS IN MARKETING DEPARTMENTS -- CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS IN MANAGEMENT -- A Western sales representative made the following observation: -- WESTERN PROFESSIONALS' REACTIONS -- CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENT -- REFERENCES -- 6. Sociocultural Competence for Career Success and Social Integration: The Case of Asians in Australia Anita S. Mak -- ABSTRACT -- SOCIOCULTURAL COMPETENCE FOR CAREER SUCCESS AND SOCIAL INTEGRATION: THE CASE OF ASIANS IN AUSTRALIA -- POPULATION FLOW OF ASIANS INTO AUSTRALIA -- Increased Presence of Asians in the Australian Population -- Emigration of Asian-Born Australians -- Issues in Retaining and Utilizing the Skills of Asian Migrating Talent
Career Relocation Experiences and Intention for Permanent Settlement -- Distress During National Debates on Asian Immigration -- Migrant Students' Intercultural Social Self-Efficacy -- Asian Immigrants' Job Search Confidence -- International Students' Mental Health -- Optimizing Conditions for Developing Sociocultural Competencies -- Group Procedures for Teaching a Sociocultural Competency -- Applications of EXCELLTM in International Education -- Developing Social Competencies in Multicultural Classes -- Evaluation of EXCELLTM with Control Groups -- Applications in Immigrants' Job Training and Social Integration -- Sociocultural Competencies as Part of Immigrant Employment Training -- Cultural Mapping for Immigrant Participation in Groups -- CONCLUSIONS -- REFERENCES -- APPENDIX A: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE EXCELL PROGRAM -- 7. "Show Me the Money!" Construct and Predictive Validation of the Intercultural Business Corruptibility Scale (IBCS) Chan-Hoong Leong and Weirong Lin -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- CULTURAL-LEVEL DIFFERENCES: RELATIONSHIP ORIENTATION -- INDIVIDUAL-LEVEL DIFFERENCES: CORRUPTION AS "PERSON-ENVIRONMENT FIT" -- OBJECTIVES OF CURRENT RESEARCH -- Study 1 -- Study 2 -- Study 3 -- GENERAL DISCUSSION -- IBCS AS CULTURE-SPECIFIC MEASURE OF INTERCULTURAL EFFECTIVENESS -- SUMMARY AND LIMITATIONS -- REFERENCES -- APPENDIX 1: PERCEPTION OF BUSINESS RELATIONS -- Section III. Sociocultural Effectiveness and Emotional Adaptation -- 8. A Study in Cross-cultural Adjustment: The American Community in India Kiveli Kazila Filmeridis -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE OF THE STUDY -- PURPOSE OF THIS CHAPTER -- Assumptions -- LITERATURE REVIEW -- Social Interaction -- Personality -- Behavioral and Social Skills -- General Critique -- Studies of Western Sojourners in India -- METHODS AND PROCEDURES -- The Participants -- Data Analysis
RESULTS AND DISCUSSION -- Conflicts and Dilemmas -- What is Adjustment? -- SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS -- LIMITATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS -- REFERENCES -- 9. Expectations and Real Life: Cross-cultural Adaptation of Chinese Students in China and the Netherlands Jan Pieter van Oudenhoven, Jianhua Long and Wenhua Yan -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- METHOD -- Respondents -- Study 1 -- Study 2 -- GENERAL DISCUSSION -- Influence on Academic Performance -- Influence on Imagined or Actual Experienced Difficulties -- Having International Friends -- Social Support of Chinese Students Abroad -- Well-being of Chinese Students Abroad -- REFERENCES -- Section IV. Understanding Asian Migration in Asia -- 10. The Influence of Adult Attachment Styles on Urban Residents' Attitudes Toward Acculturation Strategies of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China Huadong Yang, Lili Tian and Jan Pieter van Oudenhoven -- ABSTRACT -- INTRODUCTION -- SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF THE RURAL-TO-URBAN MIGRATION IN CHINA -- PERCEPTION OF FOUR TYPES OF ACCULTURATION STRATEGIES -- INFLUENCE OF ATTACHMENT STYLES ON ACCULTURATION ATTITUDES -- METHOD -- Participants -- Procedure -- Measures -- Attitudes Toward the Acculturation Strategies -- RESULTS -- Descriptive Analysis -- Hypothesis Test -- DISCUSSION -- Applying Adult Attachment Styles to Migration Research -- Adult Attachment Styles Versus Demographic Variables -- Limitations -- Practical Implications -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- APPENDIX -- REFERENCES -- Index
Key Features:The four thematic strands offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary and Asian-centric perspective in migration and acculturationCompiles the original and scientific papers by renowned acculturation scholars including Prof. John W Berry, Prof. Colleen Ward, Prof. Dharm Bhawuk, and Prof. Jan Pieter van OudenhovenPresents a multiplicity of perspective on migration
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Leong, Chan-hoong Intercultural Relations In Asia: Migration And Work Effectiveness Singapore : World Scientific Publishing Company,c2009 9789812837868
Subject Intercultural communication -- Asia.;Asians -- Foreign countries.;Work -- Cross-cultural studies.;Asia -- Emigration and immigration
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Alt Author Berry, John W
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