The relationship between culture novelty and socio-cultural adjustment: a study of expatriates in Malaysia

Ayesha Farooq, and Awangku Hassanal Bahar Pengiran Bagul, (2015) The relationship between culture novelty and socio-cultural adjustment: a study of expatriates in Malaysia. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (4). pp. 82-86. ISSN 1991-8178

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Abstract

The literature on expatriate adjustment suggests that higher culture novelty makes the expatriate adjustment process more difficult. Objective: The main objective of this study is to examine the relationship between culture novelty and sociocultural adjustment of expatriates working in Malaysia. Results: The results of this quantitative study showed a positive relationship between socio-cultural adjustment and culture novelty. Conclusion: The expatriates working in Malaysia demonstrate a higher degree of adaptability in socio-cultural adjustment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Socio-cultural adjustment, culture novelty
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2017 02:45
Last Modified: 25 Oct 2017 06:08
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/15365

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