Quotation Mayrhofer, Wolfgang, Smale, Adam, Briscoe, Jon, Dickmann, Michael, Parry, Emma. 2020. Laying the Foundations of International Careers Research. Human Resource Management Journal. 30 (3), 327-342.




As an editorial to the special issue “new avenues in international careers research” this article discusses the roots of the international careers research stream, which sits at the intersection between career studies, HRM and international management. In order to support future studies in this emerging area of enquiry, we attempt to lay down the foundations of a research agenda based around what we see as the three core areas of interest: contextualised careers research, comparative careers research and careers research in internationally operating organisations. After providing some suggestions for the kinds of theoretical and methodological tools that will be required to build on these foundations, we introduce the five empirical papers that comprise this special issue.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Human Resource Management Journal
Citation Index SSCI
WU Journalrating 2009 A
WU-Journal-Rating new MAN-A, STRAT-B, WH-A
Language English
Title Laying the Foundations of International Careers Research
Volume 30
Number 3
Year 2020
Page from 327
Page to 342
Reviewed? N
DOI https://doi.org/10.1111/1748-8583.12295
Open Access Y
Open Access Link https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/1748-8583.12295


Mayrhofer, Wolfgang (Details)
Briscoe, Jon (Department of Management, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, United States/USA)
Dickmann, Michael (School of Management, Cranfield University, Cranfield, United Kingdom)
Parry, Emma (Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom)
Smale, Adam (School of Management, University of Vaasa, Finland)
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