An exploratory investigation of the relative importance of cultural similarity and personal fit in the selection and performance of expatriates
- RELIGION: ORIGINS AND EVOLUTION. Meyer, John K. // Education;Spring2004, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p490
We present the purpose of study of the origins and development of affect-relevant and religion-relevant hypotheses, and conjectured prediction of proto-religious sequences in pre-human anthropoids and primitive human cultures. We anticipate more comprehensive study of modern cultural outcomes...
- My Alien Roommate. Bruun, Kristeen // America;12/4/2006, Vol. 195 Issue 18, p14
The article presents the author's experience in living with a Mexican illegal immigrant. The author's roommate was one of the millions of illegal immigrants working in the U.S. The author reflects on a bill that would make giving aid to the undocumented a felony. The difficulty at communicating...
- Response: No need to match: a comment on Bach, Nicholson, and Hudsonâ€™s â€œAffordance-Matching Hypothesisâ€. Bach, Patric; Nicholson, Toby; Hudson, Matthew // Frontiers in Human Neuroscience;Dec2015, Vol. 9, p1
A response from the author of the article "Affordable-Matching Hypothesis" is presented.
- The repatriate experience as seen by American expatriates. Bossard, Annette B.; Peterson, Richard B. // Journal of World Business;Feb2005, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p9
In-depth interviews were conducted with 20 former expatriates in seven American multinational companies (MNCs) in the Pacific Northwest who had returned to their home country. Narrative analysis was used to categorize their responses to what they had learned about themselves during and after...
- The golden meme. Laland, Kevin; Brown, Gillian // New Scientist;8/3/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2354, p40
Focuses on the role of memes in analyzing human culture. Definition of meme; Scientific theory of human culture; Dispositions and powers of reasoning.
- Employment and divorce among Dutch women born between 1903 and 1937 Fokkema, Tineke; Liefbroer, Aart C. // History of the Family;2004, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p425
Abstract: Women''s increased economic independence is often regarded as a major contributor to the rise in the divorce rate since the 1960s. The rise in female labor-force participation and educational attainment has eroded the benefits of the traditional gender division within marriage and...
- OPENING THE CLOSES MIND: Making Assumptions, Jumping to Conclusions. Berman, Sanford I. // ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Winter2001/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p429
Considers the application of general semantics in making assumptions. Kinds of responses; Differences between a factual statement and an inferential statement; Factors limiting the capacity of humans to get acquainted with things.
- The mixed truth about frequency effects on free recall: Effects of study list composition. Jason D. Ozubko; Steve Joordens // Psychonomic Bulletin & Review;Oct2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p871
The mixed-list paradox is the finding that high-frequency words show a recall advantage in blocked lists, but that this advantage is reversed or nullified in mixed lists. We argue that this paradox has been poorly defined. Specifically, researchers should investigate random and alternating lists...
- Computationalism, The Church—Turing Thesis, and the Church—Turing Fallacy. Gualtiero Piccinini // Synthese;Jan2007, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p97