The Role of the International HR Manager
– The Role of the International HR Manager For many people international HR management (IHRM) is synonymous with expatriate management. IHRM, however, covers a far broader spectrum than just the management of expatriates. It involves the worldwide management of people. Although International HR (IHR) managers undertake the same activities as their domestically-based colleagues, the scope and complexity of these tasks will depend on the extent of internationalisation of the organisation. In this article, Dr Hilary Harris, Director of the Centre for Research into the Management of Expatriation (CReME), examines the factors influencing the role of the IHR manager and how this affects choices in…
A Cultural Examination of the Russian Federation
– ? Introduction In 1991, the great social experiment of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics dissolved. The empire spanning almost five centuries, from the remnants of the Golden Horde to Stalin’s “new Russia” (Hoskins, 1997) from Poland to the Pacific disappeared, leaving a political-sociological void that is only now moving towards resolution. Still the largest nation in the world (Shultz, 2000), Russia spans two continents, multiple time zones, and a land area that diminishes that of the United States…. ;
Cross Cultural Communication and Negotiations
– National Culture of Cyprus Intorduction In this section, we will examine the National Culture of Cyprus and review a number of specific, key areas. Language and its use will be analysed as well as the role religion rlays in a Cypriots life. Family values are another extremeally important factor in a Cypriots life. Educational structure and participation will be presented as will the business culture of Cyprus. Geert Hofstede Model As Cyprus is closely related to greece, I have chosen Greece from the Geert Hofsstede Model to compare and contrast five dimensions of the model with Ireland…. ;
Hofstede’s Indexes for National Culture
– When operating across borders or within the US workforce an understanding of national cultural differences is vital. These cultural differences are interconnected to how cultures vary rendering to their value sets, standards, philosophies and assumptions. Geert Hofstede’s famous frameworks produced a major cross-cultural study in national subsidiaries of IBM Corporation (Porter, Bigley & Steers, 2003). He carried out a research based on questionnaires from IBM employees capturing from sixty-six countries….
Work of the Manager in Practice and Theoretical Explanations
– Work of the Manager in Practice and Theoretical Explanations Introduction “Manager is someone who works with and through other people by coordinating their work activities in order to accomplish organisational goals” (Robbins et al 2006, p8). Management is the process of coordinating and harmonizing people and activities towards achieving a goal efficiently and effectively (Robbins et al 2006). This project is mainly focus on the research that I did by interviewing a manager. It is analysis of jobs perform by a modern manager comparing to the theoretical aspects of management….