Chap 17 international human resources

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Unformatted text preview: 2007 Robert Sweo International Human Resources 2007 Robert Sweo The Major International HR Questions Where to get employees (locals, or foreign) How to help them adjust to new environments How to compensate them What to do about labor unions 2007 Robert Sweo Who Do You Want as Overseas Employees How many should be home, host or global employees - Usually less then 10% home country- Frequently less then 1% home country What language should the company operate in- Global language is English- Most require managers to speak at least 2 2007 Robert Sweo How Do You Select Overseas Employees Competence factors- Cultural competence (country managers)- Technical competence (Financial managers) Adaptability Factors- Family adaptability (- Able to participate in new culture Personal Characteristics- Age - many cultures care- Sex- Health- Race/Religion 2007 Robert Sweo Culture Shock Initial Euphoria - employee expects to much before leaving...
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This note was uploaded on 10/28/2009 for the course ACG 3141 taught by Professor Graybeal during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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