“Expatriate assignments remain one of the most expensive staffing models.”
Dr Maranda Ridgway is a Senior Lecturer in the Human Resource Management Division of Nottingham Business School. Prior to moving to academia, Maranda, a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, worked as a senior human resource practitioner within a diverse range of industries. She spent five years in the in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), during which time she led numerous global projects including acquisitions new business creation, programme implementation service centralisation and organizational restructure. While in the UAE, Maranda completed a DBA at Newcastle Business School, her research explored the different factors that influence self-initiated expatriates when considering overseas employment. Since joining Nottingham Business School, Maranda has published in Organization, Employee Relations and Human Resource Development International. Her principal research interests lie in the fields of global mobility, intersectionality and human resource management.