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[[alternative]]A Study of Cross-Cultural Competencies of Taiwanese Expatriate Managers in Mainland China

By [[author]]薛曉珊, [[author]]Hsiao-Shan Hsueh, 薛曉珊 and Hsiao-Shan Hsueh


[[abstract]]The purposes of this study were to explore the overseas adaptation status quo and the cross-cultural competencies of expatriate managers in Mainland China. In order to reach these purposes, both in-depth interview and Delphi survey were conducted to collect data. Consequently, the following six conclusions were made:(1) The expatriate must improve managerial competencies and professional core techniques; (2)Schooling problems of expatriate’s children have not been solved; (3) The expatriate must set an example and to guide Mainland China employees to appropriately perform; (4)Personality is the most important cross-cultural competency; (5)The expatriate must construct subsidiary's administrative mechanism through resource allocation, independent work, coordination , and promoting the execution strength of enterprise's policy; (6)Facing the potential cross-culture impact in the future, the expatriate must demonstrate professional core techniques, familiarize with management regulation of enterprises in Mainland China, adapt to the working environment there well, and keep good interactions with peers in Mainland China.

Topics: 臺商, 派駐大陸管理人員, 海外適應, 跨文化能力, Taiwanese enterprise, expatriate manager in Mainland China, overseas adaptation, cross-cultural competencies, [[classification]]54
Year: 2010
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