ERIC Number: EJ531969
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Cross-cultural Adjustment Issues Faced by Immigrant Professionals.
Lee, Grant; Westwood, Marvin J.
Journal of Employment Counseling, v33 n1 p29-42 Mar 1996
Immigrant professionals migrate to new countries to compete with professional workers of host countries for jobs, career opportunities, and advancement. This article focuses on the psychological impact of general and career issues faced by professional immigrants. Provides a self-validation model for understanding stress factors, along with suggested helping strategies, enabling employment counselors to help individuals successfully adapt to host countries. (KW)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adjustment Counselors, Adults, Coping, Counselors, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Culture Conflict, Culture Contact, Emotional Adjustment, Employment Counselors, Environment, Helping Relationship, Immigrants, Migration, Orientation, Professional Personnel, Social Adjustment, Stress Management, Well Being
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A