cosmopolitan workers

In a globalized world, companies are not bound to one place but neither are their employees. The increasing internationalization of education and work creates a new professional class that is characterized by a desire for mobility and a cosmopolitan identity. But how do firms themselves contribute to construction the such desire and identity? How do they depict their ideal global worker? This project investigates the cultural narratives that organizations mobilize in order to construct the notion of an international career.

Come and change the world: the construction of the cosmopolitan worker through online employee testimonials

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by Kobe De Keere and Fabio Cescon
Funding: Program group Cultural Sociology AISSR

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