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En studie om vad som motiverar expats att stanna i företag

Melander, Kristina and Sidiropoulos, Nina (2003)
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
A flat organisation makes a horizontal career development possible, which means that it is more important to develop an individual’s knowledge base than to gain a higher title. This leads to a personal development, which motivates expats to stay. Since the responsibility of the career development mostly lies on expats themselves, companies should create conditions that make individual, internal job search possible. Like in IKEA:s case, it can be done through a strong and prestige less company culture, that penetrates the whole company. In this way, IKEA has created a boundaryless organisation with possibilities to boundaryless careers. In order for expats to take part of those careers, they must identify themselves with the company’s... (More)
A flat organisation makes a horizontal career development possible, which means that it is more important to develop an individual’s knowledge base than to gain a higher title. This leads to a personal development, which motivates expats to stay. Since the responsibility of the career development mostly lies on expats themselves, companies should create conditions that make individual, internal job search possible. Like in IKEA:s case, it can be done through a strong and prestige less company culture, that penetrates the whole company. In this way, IKEA has created a boundaryless organisation with possibilities to boundaryless careers. In order for expats to take part of those careers, they must identify themselves with the company’s values. (Less)
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author
Melander, Kristina and Sidiropoulos, Nina
supervisor
organization
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
karriär, personlig utveckling, företagskultur, expatriation, repatriation, Management of enterprises, Företagsledning, management
language
Swedish
id
1341498
date added to LUP
2003-01-15 00:00:00
date last changed
2012-04-02 14:25:59
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  abstract     = {A flat organisation makes a horizontal career development possible, which means that it is more important to develop an individual’s knowledge base than to gain a higher title. This leads to a personal development, which motivates expats to stay. Since the responsibility of the career development mostly lies on expats themselves, companies should create conditions that make individual, internal job search possible. Like in IKEA:s case, it can be done through a strong and prestige less company culture, that penetrates the whole company. In this way, IKEA has created a boundaryless organisation with possibilities to boundaryless careers. In order for expats to take part of those careers, they must identify themselves with the company’s values.},
  author       = {Melander, Kristina and Sidiropoulos, Nina},
  keyword      = {karriär,personlig utveckling,företagskultur,expatriation,repatriation,Management of enterprises,Företagsledning, management},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {En studie om vad som motiverar expats att stanna i företag},
  year         = {2003},
}