Understanding of refugees in management studies and implications for future research on workplace integration

Robin Pesch*, Ebru Ipek

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Abstract

Due to the ongoing refugee crises, refugees and their workplace integration have attracted the attention of management scholars. The understanding of refugees varies and often lacks clarity in this emerging research. In analyzing how management scholars define the term “refugee,” detailing their approaches to heterogeneous refugee populations and outlining their assumptions about refugees' coping agency, this literature review provides a structured analysis of the emerging field's collective knowledge and theorization. We propose detailed implications to enhance the understanding of refugees in management research and show future avenues for research.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-20
Number of pages20
JournalEuropean Management Review
Early online date23 Jul 2023
DOIs
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 23 Jul 2023

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