The Relationship between International Study Tour Effects and the Personality Variables of Self-Monitoring and Core Self-Evaluations

  • J. Kline Harrison
Keywords: International Study, Tour Effects, Self Monitoring, Self Evaluation, Study Abroad, Education Abroad


The purpose of this article is to extend the existing literature by assessing the effects of an international business study tour in terms of participants’ perceived cross-cultural connectivity and professional development, and then examining those results in light of two personality traits among participants— self-monitoring and core self-evaluations.


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Author Biography

J. Kline Harrison

J. Kline Harrison is the Kemper Professor of Business in the Wayne Calloway School of Business and Accountancy at Wake Forest University, where he also serves as an Associate Dean. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. His areas of teaching include Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, and International Business. Dr. Harrison’s research primarily focuses on international human resource management. His publications include articles in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Administrative Science Quarterly, International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Journal of Social Psychology, and Journal of Management Education, as well as a book entitled, Personnel/Human Resource Skills Modules.


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How to Cite
Harrison, J. K. (2006). The Relationship between International Study Tour Effects and the Personality Variables of Self-Monitoring and Core Self-Evaluations. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad, 13(1), 1-22.
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