An application of self-assessment realistic job previews to expatriate assignments

Paula M. Caligiuri, Jean M. Phillips

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Using a true experimental design in a field setting, the influence of a self-assessment realistic job preview (RJP) was examined in the context of expatriate candidates' decision-making process in a multinational company. Compared to the control group, participants receiving the RJP reported greater self-efficacy for success on a global assignment and also reported a higher perceived ability to make an informed decision as to whether to accept a global assignment. Interest in a future global assignment was not affected by the self-assessment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1102-1116
Number of pages15
JournalInternational Journal of Human Resource Management
Issue number7
StatePublished - Nov 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Strategy and Management
  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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