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Making Sense of Immigrant Work Integration

An Organizing Framework

Palgrave Macmillan
  • Synthesizes body of literature on immigrant integration from an organizational perspective with multidisciplinary reach

  • Provides a framework focusing on the role of various organizational actors in supporting immigrant work integration

  • Offers a road map of how research can address the paradoxical challenges of a global war for talent and talent waste

  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access.

Part of the book series: International Marketing and Management Research (INMAMAR)

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Immigrant Work Integration: A Wicked Problem

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 1-14Open Access
  3. The Sensemaking Perspective

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 15-30Open Access
  4. The Immigrant Sensemaker

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 31-45Open Access
  5. Powerful Interactions for Integration

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 47-63Open Access
  6. Organizing for Immigrant Workforce Integration

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 65-83Open Access
  7. The Macro Context of Immigration

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 85-102Open Access
  8. Extending Sensemaking of Immigrant Integration

    • Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari
    Pages 103-115Open Access
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 117-119

About this book

This open access book explores the wicked problem of immigrant work integration, with specific examples from Canada. Bringing together a variety of disciplinary perspectives, it discusses immigrant work integration as a process of sensemaking, involving multiple actors (immigrants, organizations, communities, and governments) and multiple scales (individual, interactional, organizational, and institutional). The authors identify key players, issues, practices of support, and avenues for future research. This work contributes to enhancing the social impact of academic research by providing a comprehensive overview of the field of immigrant work integration for researchers in global mobility and organizational studies, as well as practitioners.


Keywords

  • immigrants
  • skilled migrants
  • global mobility
  • work-role transitions
  • career transitions
  • newcomer support organizations
  • immigrant support
  • intercultural competence
  • immigrant integration
  • career development
  • Open Access

Authors and Affiliations

  • Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada

    Luciara Nardon, Amrita Hari

About the authors

Luciara Nardon is Professor of International Business at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, Canada. Her research explores cultural and cognitive influences on work in multicultural environments. She has published books and academic articles on topics related to migration and cross-cultural management.

Amrita Hari is Associate Professor in the Feminist Institute of Social Transformation at Carleton University, Canada. Her research interests lie within global migrations, transnationalism, diaspora, and citizenship. She has published her research in various academic journals on migration and gender.


Bibliographic Information

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