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Women as expatriates

What are some reasons for the small number of female expatriates? What more can companies do to use women as a resource for international management?

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Among the reasons one would probably find family needs, foreign acceptance of women in positions of authority, limits to advancement. While none of these is a good reason and also more women are working abroad, it remains that each of these influence choices. Women, especially those with families, are perceived as more difficult to send overseas because of family and family needs. The perception is ...

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A discussion of why there are not more female expatriates.