The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused closed borders and grounded flights around the world. We are doing research into how the situation has affected expatriates and their families. Will it impact their motivation and willingness to live and work abroad? In a global pandemic what happens to the global talent pipeline? Post COVID-19 what will the 'new global' look like? Have you been affected? Most importantly, wherever you are in the world, we hope that you and your loved ones stay safe and well. Take our survey here:
This research is a collaboration between FIGT members, who are intercultural scholars from universities in Hungary, Belgium and the UK - based in Singapore and Malaysia. It will contribute towards PhD research and to papers for submission to academic journals and conferences.
Joyce Jenkins is an experienced intercultural business coach, facilitator and consultant. She also teaches and researches intercultural communication at universities, with a special interest in supporting and developing global individuals and their families. www.experthumans.org.