The market for highly qualified people within MNCs is increasingly becoming international and ever more of them have migrated to a new country to advance their career. Such employees can be a source of competitive advantage for international firms. We use qualitative research with qualified immigrants in France to argue that the success of QIs depends in large part on their motivation to integrate into their host country, which is largely explained by their motivation to migrate. Link to the article
CERDIN, J.L., ABDELJALIL DINE, M. and BREWSTER, C. (2014). Qualified Immigrants' Success: Exploring the Motivation to Migrate and to Integrate. Journal of International Business Studies, 45(2), pp. 151-168.