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ERIC Number: EJ802950
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-0951-354X
Participation in Tertiary Study Abroad Programs: The Role of Personality
Bakalis, Steve; Joiner, Therese A.
International Journal of Educational Management, v18 n5 p286-291 2004
The increasing trend for the globalisation of business has highlighted the need for a better understanding of the factors that influence levels of intercultural awareness within organisations. Within the higher education sector, one initiative that aims to address this issue is student study abroad programs. This paper reports on a study that investigates factors that influence Australian students propensity to engage in these programs. Using both qualitative and quantitative analysis, we examined the role of students personality in the decision to participate in study abroad programs. The implications for education in international business are discussed. (Contains 5 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia