Edward O’Connor and Dr Marian Crowley-Henry have recently had a paper accepted for the 34th EGOS Colloquium which will take place in Talinn (Estonia) from 5-7 July 2018. The theme of this year’s Colloquium is ‘Surprise in and Around Organizations: Journeys to the Unexpected’.
EGOS is the European Group for Organisational Studies, and is a scholarly association which aims to further the theoretical and/or empirical advancement of knowledge about organisations, organising and the contexts in which organisations operate. As a collective, one of its main aims is to maintain and provide a voice for the critical and analytical approaches of its members to the study of organization worldwide.
Edward and Marian’s paper is titled ‘From home to host: The instrumental careers of skilled migrants’. The paper is an exploration of how skilled migrants, from Poland and the Baltic Republics and who currently live and work in Ireland, cope with the institutional change and career disruption caused by their home to host country career transition.
Marian is a Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management in the School of Business. Her research interests are in the areas of careers, expatriation and identity.