International Journal of Entrepreneurship (Print ISSN: 1099-9264; Online ISSN: 1939-4675)


Intercultural Training Between Standardization and Differentiation of Programs: To what extent can It acts on the three Dimensions of the Adjustment of Expatriate Executives?

Author(s): Ben Ameur Ahlem

The purpose of this article is to study the nature of the relationship between adjustment in its three dimensions and intercultural training. We will then try to answer the following question: To what extent can intercultural training acts on the three dimensions of the adjustment of expatriate executives? This paper is based on a developed positivism. We will opt for a positivist approach based on a hypothetico-deductive method. The sample comprises 232 expatriate executives. We will focus on a thematic analysis to explain more deeply the The quantitative research found a significant and positive relationship only between intercultural training and adjustment to work. The thematic study highlights the undervaluation of intercultural training, which seems to be insufficient and formal or even useless and, in most cases, non-existent. Managerial implications likely to improve the relationship between intercultural training and expatriate adjustment will be highlighted

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