Leadership and People Managenent

‘Up in the Air’: Exploring the Philosophy

Once in a while it is good to revisit older movies – as is the case with Jason Reitman’s 2009 film ‘Up in the Air’. Naturally, as the film title already suggests, it has spurred both my personal and professional interests. The story has several facets to it, as the movie touches on the difficulties…
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The strength of Nigeria is its people

I once heard a Nigerian saying proudly that the strength of Nigeria is its people. That statement stuck in my mind: in fact, its 170 million (or so) people makes Nigeria the most populous African country – but what did he mean exactly? A number of things come to mind: the most immediate and obvious,…
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Selected Publications: Why Do International Assignees Stay?

Reiche, B. Sebastian; Kraimer, Maria L.; Harzing, Anne-Wil, "Why Do International Assignees Stay?: An Organizational Embeddedness Perspective", Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 42, No. 4, 2011, pp 521 - 544 We apply an organizational embeddedness perspective to examine international assignees' retention with the organization. Specifically, we hypothesize that assignees' social ties within and their…
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