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The Willingness to Employ Immigrants in Polish Organizations


  • Maj Jolanta

    (Opole University of TechnologyOpole, Poland)

  • Kubiciel-Lodzińska Sabina

    (Opole University of TechnologyOpole, Poland)

  • Widera Katarzyna

    (Opole University of TechnologyOpole, Poland)


Objective: For a long time Poland has been perceived as a rather homogenous society. However, cultural diversity and differences started to become visible after 1989 and have gained on importance since then. Combined with an increasing shortage of native workforce, the question of immigrants’ employment by Polish organisations becomes a burning issue. We have therefore decided to determine whether the fact of employing immigrants or the intention to do so in the foreseeable future affects the perception of foreign workers and the necessity of hiring them

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  • Maj Jolanta & Kubiciel-Lodzińska Sabina & Widera Katarzyna, 2020. "The Willingness to Employ Immigrants in Polish Organizations," Journal of Intercultural Management, Sciendo, vol. 12(2), pages 106-133, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:vrs:joinma:v:12:y:2020:i:2:p:106-133:n:5
    DOI: 10.2478/joim-2020-0040

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    Cultural diversity; Labour immigration; Foreign workforce; Immigrants;
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    JEL classification:

    • M21 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Economics - - - Business Economics
    • M54 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Personnel Economics - - - Labor Management
    • O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration


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