Dr. Samuel E. Davies


Since 2014

University of Goettingen, Faculty of Economic Sciences, Germany
Doctoral Candidate in Management


University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom
MA International Studies


University of Wales, Swansea, United Kingdom
BA Ancient History

Other Qualifications


LAL Torbay Language School, Paignton (UK)
CELTA certificate - Cambridge English Language Teaching Association

Professional Experience

Since 2015

Chair for HRM and Asian Business, University of Goettingen, Germany
Research Associate


Namseoul University, Cheonan, South Korea
Assistant professor - English as a second language


Honam University, Gwangju, South Korea
Lecturer - English as a second language


British Telecom, Exeter, UK
Job Controller - coordinating optical fibre Provision to 3G cell sites

Awards and Honors


European Academy of Management (EURAM), Glasgow, UK, Best Conference Paper

EURAM, Glasgow, UK, Journal of Global Mobility Best Paper Award

Academy of Management (AOM), New Orleans, U.S.A.: Finalist, Carolyn Dexter Award for Best International Paper

AOM, New Orleans, U.S.A.: Finalist, Best Paper OB/HRM/OT International Management Division


European International Business Academy (EIBA), Vienna, Austria: Nominee, Best Reviewer


Peer-Reviewed Article

Davies, S. E., Stoermer, S., & Froese, F. J. (in press). When the going gets tough: The influence of resilience and organizational inclusion climate on expatriate work adjustment and turnover intentions. The International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Stoermer, S., Davies, S., & Froese, F. J. (2017). Expatriates’ Cultural Intelligence, Embeddedness and Knowledge Sharing: A Multilevel Analysis. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, 2017(1). https://doi.org/10.5465/AMBPP.2017.155.

Stoermer, S., Davies, S. E., Bahrisch, O., & Portniagin, F. (2017). For sensation’s sake: Differences in female and male expatriates’ relocation willingness to dangerous countries based on sensation seeking. Journal of Global Mobility, 5(4), 374–390.

Davies, S., Kraeh, A., & Froese, F. (2015). Burden or support? The influence of partner nationality on expatriate cross-cultural adjustment. Journal of Global Mobility, 3(2), 169-182

Research Interests


Expatriate Management

Personality Traits, including Cultural Intelligence, Resilience, and Proactivity

Country and Organizational level factors

Regional Focus



Dissertation project

Expatriate Personality Traits