The questionnaire is part of a research organized in the framework of the LAMOS EU - 2016-1-CY01-KA202-017350 project ( The project aims to provide support (both to individuals and enterprises) in order to facilitate the adaptation of mobile workers in a foreign work environment. The research aims to identify the most crucial aspects related with the adaptation process and the areas where support is needed the most.
Socio-demographic characteristics
(Please tick the box corresponding to your answer or write your answer where indicated):
Education level:
Your company residence:
Size of a company:
Business sector:
Are you employing people from other European countries
If you employ, people from abroad, do they have a permanent or a temporary position?
How do you manage diversity in your enterprise and help the adaptation of new employees from foreign countries? Do you have a specific methodology? Please describe
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Do you consider that the presence of employees from different countries facilitates or makes more difficult the work of your enterprise. Explain your answer.
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What are, in your opinion, the main challenges that the employees from foreign countries face in order to adapt in the new work environment. Please evaluate all factors on the 6-point scale, where 1 = not at all important, 6 = very important. Please explain your answers.
1= not at all important, 6 = very important
Finding information about work
Finding information about support structures/ social security systems etc in the foreign country
Development of interpersonal relations and friendships in the foreign environment
Finding proper house/ accommodation
Racism/ Xenophobia
Working Culture
Culture of the foreign country
Distance from family/ relatives/ friends/ partner
Weather conditions
Other (please describe):
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Explanation of the factors evaluated as most important
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Please evaluate the importance of the below listed skills/ personality characteristics on the 6-point scale, where 1 = not at all important, 6 = very important for the adaptability of a worker from abroad.
1 = not at all important, 6 = very important
Adaptability (capacity to be able to adjust to new conditions)
Cultural awareness of the country you have migrated to (knowledge of the culture/ customs/ traditions of the country to which you have migrated)
Language Skills (knowledge of the language of the country you have migrated)
Intercultural skills (ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with people from other cultures)
Communication skills (ability to convey information to another effectively and efficiently)
Internet Research skills (ability to use internet effectively in order to acquire all the necessary information regarding different aspects of living abroad)
Use of social media (ability to use effectively the social media in order to link with groups/ people that can facilitate the adaptation in a foreign country)
Openness (enjoy to try new things, ability to be creative and open to new ideas, cultures, people etc)
Conscientiousness (the personality trait of being careful, or vigilant)
Agreeableness (individual behavioral characteristics that are perceived as kind, sympathetic, cooperative, warm and considerate
Extraversion (a tendency to seek out the company and stimulation of other people)
Emotional Stability (ability to remain stable and balanced)
Resilience (ability to successfully adapt to life tasks in the face of social disadvantage or stressful/ highly adverse conditions)
Optimism (the ability to think the best possible thing will happen, and hopes for it even if it's not likely
Self-efficacy (belief in one's ability to succeed in specific situations or accomplish a task)
Other (please explain)
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Do you have any support in order to facilitate the integration/ adaptation of foreign employees in your enterprise/country?
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Which tools would help you in order to facilitate this adaptation/ integration?
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Thank you for your time!
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