Localization of Human Resources in the State of Qatar: Perspectives of Expatriate Managers

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to explore the localization dimensions in the State of Qatar. Using a sample of 204 expatriates, principal-components factor analysis was employed, which uncovered nine main dimensions. These dimensions were then correlated with demographic and organizational variables. The results showed that the dimensions of localization have a significant effect on demographic variables such as age, education level, length of stay in the host country and attitude of expatriate managers. Managerial and theoretical implications arising from the findings were discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAIB MENA 2013
Subtitle of host publicationEast meets West: Sustainability, Operation, Cooperation
Place of PublicationEgypt
PublisherAcademy of International Business
Pages1-37
Number of pages37
Publication statusPublished - 2013
EventAcademy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting - Cairo, Egypt, Egypt
Duration: 12 Jan 201314 Jan 2013

Publication series

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ISSN (Print)2220-4547

Conference

ConferenceAcademy of International Business (AIB) Annual Meeting
Country/TerritoryEgypt
Period12/01/1314/01/13

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