Presenter : Yi-Chun Vivian Tsai Instructor : Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu  October 8, 2009 Cross-cultural training, expatriate s...
<ul><li>Osman-Gani, A. M., & Rockstuhl, T. (2009). Cross-cultural training, expatriate self-efficacy, and adjustments to o...
Content I. Introduction II. Methodology III. Results & Discussion IV. Conclusion V. Reflection
Introduction <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to investigate the  relationship  between cross-cultural training (CCT)...
Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expatriates who received cross-cultural training will have  better...
Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-cultural training effectiveness will be  positively  related...
Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The relationship between cross-cultural training effectiveness and...
Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The relationship between cross-cultural training effectiveness and...
Methodology 169 expatriates 144:25 44 (26%) Singaporeans 39 (23%) Germans 43 (25.5%) Japanese 43 (25.5%) Americans 25~35 y...
Methodology
Results & Discussion <ul><li>The expatriates with cross-cultural training indicated better  interaction adjustment  ( F  =...
Results & Discussion <ul><li>For  work adjustment , general self efficacy mediates the effect of pre-departure training ef...
Results & Discussion <ul><li>Social self efficacy  mediates the effect of pre-departure training effectiveness as indicate...
Conclusion <ul><li>Implication 1 </li></ul><ul><li>The positive effects of cross-cultural trainings on expatriate adjustme...
Conclusion <ul><li>Implication 2 </li></ul><ul><li>The design of cross-cultural training programs by suggesting that effec...
Reflection
Reflection
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Research Writing and Publishing III-Oral Presentation I

  1. 1. Presenter : Yi-Chun Vivian Tsai Instructor : Dr. Pi-Ying Teresa Hsu October 8, 2009 Cross-cultural training, expatriate self-efficacy, and adjustments to overseas assignments: An empirical investigation of managers in Asia
  2. 2. <ul><li>Osman-Gani, A. M., & Rockstuhl, T. (2009). Cross-cultural training, expatriate self-efficacy, and adjustments to overseas assignments: An empirical investigation of managers in Asia. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 33 (4), 277-290. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Content I. Introduction II. Methodology III. Results & Discussion IV. Conclusion V. Reflection
  4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>to investigate the relationship between cross-cultural training (CCT) effectiveness, self-efficacy, and adjustment of expatriate managers in Asia </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expatriates who received cross-cultural training will have better adjustment in the host culture than those who did not. </li></ul></ul>PAR TIALLY SUPPORTED
  6. 6. Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross-cultural training effectiveness will be positively related to expatriate adjustment in the host culture. </li></ul></ul>PAR TIALLY SUPPORTED
  7. 7. Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The relationship between cross-cultural training effectiveness and work adjustments in overseas assignments will be mediated by the general self-efficacy of the expatriate. </li></ul></ul>SUPPORTED
  8. 8. Introduction <ul><li>Hypothesis 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The relationship between cross-cultural training effectiveness and interaction adjustments in overseas assignments will be mediated by the social self-efficacy of the expatriate. </li></ul></ul>SUPPORTED
  9. 9. Methodology 169 expatriates 144:25 44 (26%) Singaporeans 39 (23%) Germans 43 (25.5%) Japanese 43 (25.5%) Americans 25~35 years old 44.5% 35~45 years old 48% Participants Amount Male: Female Age Nationality
  10. 10. Methodology
  11. 11. Results & Discussion <ul><li>The expatriates with cross-cultural training indicated better interaction adjustment ( F  = 10.99; p  < 0.01) and better work adjustment ( F  = 15.7; p  < 0.001). </li></ul>
  12. 12. Results & Discussion <ul><li>For work adjustment , general self efficacy mediates the effect of pre-departure training effectiveness as indicated by a positive indirect effect. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Results & Discussion <ul><li>Social self efficacy mediates the effect of pre-departure training effectiveness as indicated by a positive indirect effect. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Conclusion <ul><li>Implication 1 </li></ul><ul><li>The positive effects of cross-cultural trainings on expatriate adjustment are due to an increase in self-efficacy as a result of the training. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Conclusion <ul><li>Implication 2 </li></ul><ul><li>The design of cross-cultural training programs by suggesting that effective training should target at enhancing self-efficacy of participants in dealing with the host-culture. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Reflection
  17. 17. Reflection
  18. 18. Thanks for your attention!

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