Expatriate Training in International Nongovernmental Organizations: A Model for Research

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Abstract

In light of the massive tsunami relief efforts that were still being carried out by humanitarian organizations around the world when this article went to press, this article points out a lack of human resources development research in international nongovernmental organizations (INGOs) and proposes a conceptual model for future empirical research. This article reviews the three related research areas of NGO history, volunteer training, and expatriate development; discusses the possibility of integrating the theory from these three areas; and finally builds a model for further empirical studies for expatriate training in INGOs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)440-461
Number of pages22
JournalHuman Resource Development Review
Volume4
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Dec

Keywords

  • expatriate training
  • international training
  • nongovernmental organizations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

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