Columbia Daily Tribune: How Can Employers Help Refugees Become Part of Their Communities?

26 Jun 2021
A diverse climate at a company can help refugees fit into the company and the society overall, the AMJ study found.

Originally found at Columbia Daily Tribune, by Roger McKinney.

Hiring refugees is a good and important step in helping them become part of their new societies, but employers making them feel like a valued member of the team also is important, a study co-authored by University of Missouri management professor John Schaubroek found.

After declining during the Trump administration, the number of refugees admitted to the U.S. is increasing under President Biden. In May, 915 refugees were admitted, compared with 272 in February.

The study surveyed 398 Syrian refugees at 88 companies, mostly manufacturing companies.

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Read the original research in Academy of Management Journal.

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