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Tang Li (1610046) Lujing Chen (1510764) University Canada West Professor Dr. Tom Chen ORGB 601: Human Resource Management 30/04/2017
Generally speaking, the main issues raised at Pharmaz Denmark and India are caused by cultural differences. The managers from headquarters believe that they should focus on corporate value worldwide : empowerment , equal opportunities, openness in communication . However, India’s work culture is different from Denmark . In the light of institutional context, the main issue is how to deal with the conflict when Denmark administrators manage Indian employees in their home country within corporate value. There are three issues in Pharmaz India would be discussed in particular: 1 E mpowerment 2 Conflict between hierarchy 3 Misunderstandings in communication First ly, the empowerment of employees as the core value in F harmaz' headquarter leads to main problems. Certainly, it is significant that each person should be able to work independent ly and learn more from the empowerment . But in general , not everyone in the Indian Pharmaz is confident and powerful and is able to complete own project in the light of different education level (Dowling, Festing & Engle 2013, p. 32 0-321 ) . Moreover , a dominant characteristic of India's work culture is power distance . Employees are more like to require the regulations from direct managers and need the managerial interference to drive work. They usually adopt to accept clear orders instead of unknown challenges ( Lena, 2013) . Hence, Amrita feels squeezed between a coach style from headquarters’ wish

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