3.2 International Migrants in Business

  • Wilhelm Barner-Rasmussen Åbo Akademi University
  • Maria Elo University of Southern Denmark
  • Maria Ivanova-Gongne Åbo Akademi University
  • Niina Nummela University of Turku
  • Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki University of Turku
  • Julie Emontspool University of Southern Denmark
  • Susanne Sandberg Linnaeus University
Keywords: International Migration and Mobility, Cosmopolitanism, International/migrant Entrepreneurship, Identity and Identification, Diversity Management, Global Talent/expatriate Management

Abstract

International migration has a strong and increasing impact on our societies, including businesses. Yet, business research into the implications of this global megatrend is scattered across many subfields, from individual-level work on migrant entrepreneurs and cosmopolitans to labor market and competitiveness outcomes such as brain drain at regional, national and supranational level. At the firm level, research on expatriation, diversity management, and global talent pools also engage with key aspects of international migration. This track aims to provide a forum for dialogue, integration and mutual learning across these fields to better understand the business-related challenges of international migration.

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Published
2020-10-26
Section
International Business