Week 9 Discussion 1 – Due Wed 10:00am CST – APA Format

Week 9 eActivity-

Imagine you are the HR manager of a U.S. company looking to expand in another country. You need to learn about the culture before sending expatriates abroad to work. Use the Internet to research the culture in a country of your choosing as it relates to the work environment. Next, watch the video titled “Trends in Global HR” (4 min 28 sec). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKPJiFf3ly0&feature=player_embedded




HRM and the Global Environment” Please respond to the following:

  • From the e-Activity, examine two (2) factors that HR managers would need to consider when teaching employees about the culture in the researched country. Recommend two (2) actions that HR managers can take in order to prepare their employees for work in a foreign country.
  • * From the scenario, examine two (2) issues that may occur during the HR planning process when employees are transferred to other countries to work as expatriates. Provide two (2) solutions to these issues