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Institutional discrimination of women and workplace harassment of female expatriates: Evidence from 25 host countries

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate workplace gender harassment of female expatriates across 25 host countries and consider the role of institutional-level gender discrimination as a boundary condition. Further, the study investigates the effects of workplace gender harassment on frustration and job satisfaction and general job stress as a moderator. The sample is comprised of 160 expatriates residing in 25 host countries. The authors test the model using partial least-squares structural equation modeling. The results show that female expatriates experience more workplace gender harassment than male expatriates. This effect is particularly pronounced in host countries with strong institutional-level gender discrimination. Moreover, the authors found significant main effects of gender harassment on expatriates’ frustration and job satisfaction.


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Author(s): Bader B, Stoermer S, Bader AK, Schuster T

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Global Mobility

Year: 2018

Volume: 6

Issue: 1

Pages: 40-58

Online publication date: 03/12/2018

Acceptance date: 23/10/2017

Date deposited: 16/01/2019

ISSN (print): 2049-8799

Publisher: Emerald

URL: https://doi.org/10.1108/JGM-06-2017-0022

DOI: 10.1108/JGM-06-2017-0022


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