Linking Cultural Intelligence to Satisfaction with Staying in the Host Country and Performance: the Moderating Effect of International Experience

문화지능이 이문화 적응, 해외 체류만족과 직무성과에 미치는 영향: 국제경험의 조절효과

  • 이신전 (우송대학교 국제경영학부)
  • Received : 2014.08.04
  • Accepted : 2014.08.25
  • Published : 2014.11.28


This study aims to analyze the cultural intelligence and it's relationship with cross-culture adjustment satisfaction, and performance, and then, we prove the moderating role of international experience between cultural intelligence and cross-culture adjustment with staying in the host country. An exploratory pilot study was conducted with a sample of 188 Chinese expatriates working in Korean company in Korea. Then, we proved the moderating role of international experience between cultural intelligence and cross-cultural adjustment. The results of this study have three implications for human resource development. First this study expanded the research of CQ up to the area of empirical investigation. Second, the empirical findings also supported an incremental and predictive validity that CQ increased explained variance of cross-cultural adjustment. Third, the moderating role of international experience in this study showed the importance of both CQ and international experience with staying in the host country.


Cultural Intelligence;Cross Cultural Adjustment;Satisfaction;Performance;International Experience


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