As firms ramp up «personnel globalization» and younger execs more and more pursue possibilities to paintings in a foreign country, social marketers use on-line virtual systems to create offline social occasions the place foreigners can meet face-to-face. Thru ethnographic examine of such teams in Paris, Singapore, and Bangalore, Erika Polson illustrates how, as a brand new technology of expatriates makes use of area applied sciences to create cellular «puts,» a brand new international heart magnificence is rising.
At the same time as there are lots of variations within the specifics among the expat teams, they percentage positive features that point out a bigger common sense to the way in which that the expanding mobility of professional profession paths is hooked up to new subjectivities and converting sorts of group amongst a various and rising demographic.
This ebook opens up a brand new box of research, one that can pay extra consideration to heart magnificence mobility At the same time as wondering the privileging of mobility extra usually.