Movement of People across Borders: Transdisciplinary Research to Meet the Challenges in Migration, Business, and Society

Aida Hajro, Milda Žilinskaitė, Cristina B. Gibson, Paul Baldassari, Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Chris J. Brewster, Mary Yoko Brannen

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As geopolitical crises unfold and the world turns its attention to the movement of people across borders, management scholars endeavoring to inform business and policy must open new lines of inquiry if they are to maximize impact. In this Guidepost, we argue for three important avenues that deserve special attention: transformation in directionality and geographic spread of global migration patterns; human rights among under-researched migrant populations; and working from anywhere, in automated workplaces and with artificial intelligence. These critical research pathways require engagement in conceptual cross-fertilization and inclusion of practitioner, policy and human rights experts in the process of knowledge generation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAcademy of Management Discoveries
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)125-131
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2023

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Published online: 14 Apr 2022.


  • Migration
  • Human rights
  • Sustainable development
  • Work-from-anywhere
  • Industry 4.0
  • Multinational enterprises

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