Puerto Rican Women in International Business: Myths and Realities.
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The purpose of this article is to study Puerto Rican women in international management, specially with respect to the perception and myths regarding their participation in international assignments, their application in our culture as well as, to study the factors that affect the participation of Puerto Rican women in international business. The results obtained indicate: 1)the current myths regarding Puerto Rican women in international business positions; 2) factors that influence when considering Puerto Rican women for international business positions and; 3) organizational units and departments where women currently hold positions in international assignments. Although there have been previous studies regarding women in management, there are none regarding Puerto Rican women's participation in international business assignments.