Lecture%2010%20International%20Human%20Resources%20Manag

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International HR Management Heavily influenced by Corporate strategy Local laws Cultural diversity Market conditions Of the top 100 UK firms surveyed by Cedant, the great majority reported failed foreign assignments. These failures are expensive 11/10/11 MGT 4190 1
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International HR Management Staffing Philosophies for Global Operations Ethnocentric –key managerial positions are filled with people from headquarters- (parent country nationals PCNs) Polycentric- local managers (host country managers- HCN’s) – are hired to fill key positions in their own country. Regiocentric- recruiting is done on a regional basis- perhaps within Latin America for a position in Chile (using third country managers-TCN’s) Global (Geocentric)- the best managers are recruited from within or outside of the company, regardless of nationality. 11/10/11 MGT 4190 2
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International HR Management Staffing philosophies (cont’d) Ethnocentric- strong control but little flexibility. Expensive Polycentric- flexible and less expensive, but less control and greater training needs Region-centric- allows a bit more flexibility without
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course MGMT 4190 taught by Professor Robertdesman during the Fall '11 term at Kennesaw.

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