Virtual Issue of the Journal of Global Mobility (JGM)


In these extraordinary times, when the world economy is grinding to a halt and many of us are locked in our homes due to the evolving covid-19 pandemic, JGM would like to open its archives and share some research relevant to the current situation.


The articles in this Virtual Issue (below) can all be downloaded free of charge until April 30, 2020. They are organized in four general themes; all have application, directly or indirectly, to situations of crises like the covid-19 pandemic. We hope that they make interesting and timely reading, and that they encourage us to consider the relevance of our research in times like this.


Shortly, JGM will also announce a Call for Papers for a Special Issue entitled: “GLOBAL MOBILITY IN TIMES OF GLOBAL CALAMITY” that will invite submissions dealing with the impacts of calamities like covid-19 on global mobility. Keep an eye out for this in coming days. One or more of the articles below might inspire ideas for a submission to this special issue.  


As a fast rising academic research journal, JGM has achieved Scopus CiteScoreTracker 2019: 2.32 (Updated Monthly), CABS (UK) #2, ESCI status, ABDC list (Australia) level B. JGM is also ranked in the Nordic countries and Brazil. The Editorial Advisory Board and the Editorial Review Board reads as a Who’s Who in our area and the editorial team, reviewers and authors are all specialists. Truly, JGM is managed by experts, for expertsFor more information about JGM and submission of your manuscript, please visit: JGM website.


The JGM Virtual Issue


Ensuring the wellbeing of expatriates in challenging circumstances

Human resources and expatriate evacuation: a conceptual model (2013)

Behavioral health morbidity for those studying or working internationally: a U.S. exploratory duty of care study (2015)


Attitudes of expatriates toward dangerous circumstances 

How do you fear? Examining expatriates' perception of danger and its consequences (2017)

For sensation's sake: differences in female and male expatriates' relocation willingness to dangerous countries based on sensation seeking (2017)


Supporting expatriates after their return

Repatriation and (perceived) organisational support (POS): the role of and interaction between repatriation supporters (2017)

The empowering potential of social media for key stakeholders in the repatriation process (2013)

Repatriation of international assignees: where are we and where do we go from here? A systematic literature review (2017)


What might happen next? Learning from previous crises

The Global Financial Crisis and migration: the experience of Irish graduates (2015)

Best regards,


Professor Jan Selmer, Ph.D.
Founding Editor-in-Chief

Journal of Global Mobility (JGM)

Department of Management, Aarhus University

Latest Book: McNulty, Y. & Selmer J. (Eds.) (2017), Research Handbook of Expatriates. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar. Electronic version

New Article:   Stoermer, S., Lauring, J. & Selmer, J. (2020), “Job Characteristics and Perceived Cultural Novelty: Exploring the Consequences for Expatriate Academics' Job Satisfaction", International Journal of Human Resource Managament. Download
New Article:  Stoermer, S., Lauring, J. & Selmer, J. (2019), “Does Angry Temperament Undermine the Beneficial Effects of Expatriates’ Proactive Personality?, European Management Review. Download.
New Article: McNulty, Y., Lauring, J., Jonasson, C., & Selmer, J. (2019), “Highway to Hell? Fit-Dependent Expatriate Crisis Events and How to Deal with Them”, Journal of Global Mobility. Download

New Article: Lauring, J., Selmer, J. & Kubovcikova, A. (2019), "Personality in Context: Effective Traits for Expatriate Managers at Different Levels", International Journal of Human Resource Managament. Download

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