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and employs the standards of home country for the evaluation and control, and uses only the persons from home country for key positions. Polycentric attitude is also called host country attitude. Under this attitude the core of power is low, so that critical decisions, evaluation and control, reward and punishment, and recruitment are mainly made in the host country. Unlike the previous two attitudes that seek extremes in home country and host country, the core of geocentric attitude is in the middle. If the organizational structure of company in ethnocentric attitude is a pyramid, the organizational structure of company in geocentric attitude is a web. It seeks the integration between subsidiaries and headquarters. The informational flow is not one way like in ethnocentric attitude and polycentric attitude, but in two ways, and there can be information flow between subsidiaries. The decision making and control system center on neither the home country nor the host country, but aims for a collaborative approach between home country and host country. The HR attitude Tesla should hold in ChinaAccording to Prahalad and Doz (1987), the type of multinational enterprise is
The Appropriate HR Attitude in Tesla's Expanding to China 4determined by two factors, the pressure for global integration and the pressure for local responsiveness. There are two types of global integration, the pressure for strategic coordination and pressure for operating integration. The factors that influence strategic coordination include the importance of foreign customers, competitors and investment intensity. The factors that influence operating integration include scale of the company, intensity of technology, pressure for cost reduction and diversity of customer needs. The factors that influence the pressure for local responsiveness include difference in customer needs, market structure and government demand. As for the pressure for global integration, the Chinese consumers are of high importance, so do the Chinese competitors, as China's BYD is another company that are as strong as Tesla in terms of battery technology (Gunther, 2009). The intensity of Tesla's investment in China is high because China is potentially the biggest market of the world for automobiles, which requires gigantic amount of investment in the

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Term
Spring
Professor
Waters
Tags
Globalization, Corporation, Tesla Motors, appropriate hr attitude

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