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Expectation vs. Reality: A case study on Filipino Migrant Nurses in Ireland

Gernandizo, Jonnabelle (2017) Expectation vs. Reality: A case study on Filipino Migrant Nurses in Ireland. Undergraduate thesis, Dublin, National College of Ireland.

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The aim of this research is to provide a better understanding of experiencing migration. Providing an in-depth knowledge to the possible differences between the expectation pre-migration and the reality of post-migration. This study is focused on the individuals and the external factors that may influence their experiences as immigrants in the 1st world. In order to provide an in-depth understanding, the researcher used qualitative research with an exploratory nature and focusing on the individual’s experiences of events. The study is based on Filipino migrant nurses in Ireland and focusing on their experiences of labour migration. There is limitation to this research due to its specification.

As mentioned above, the study has an exploratory nature, this design is chosen with the intention of exploring the research question and does not offer a final conclusive solution to existing problems, Therefore, the findings from secondary and primary research are solely based on the individuality of migrant nurses.

The researcher aims for the readers to understand the possible impact of an increasing globalised world to individuals around the world. Providing an insight to the changes and what opportunities means for people born in a 3rd world country to living in the 1st world.

Item Type: Thesis (Undergraduate)
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > Human Resource Management
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration > International Migration
Divisions: School of Business > BA (Honours) in Human Resource Management
Depositing User: Caoimhe Ní Mhaicín
Date Deposited: 08 Nov 2017 09:06
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017 09:06

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