Ch 29: HR in a Global Business Environment

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In these lessons about human resources for a global business environment, you can learn about or review topics like global staffing approaches, expatriate staffing, compensation considerations, and more. These brief lessons can help you prepare for a professional certification exam or boost your professional knowledge.

HR in a Global Business Environment - Chapter Summary

This chapter includes lessons on human resources considerations for a global business environment. You'll cover topics such as staffing approaches for international businesses, compensation considerations for expatriate staff, and how HR managers interact with third-country nationals. After completing the chapter, you should be prepared to do the following:

  • Discuss the pros and cons of ethnocentric, regiocentric, polycentric, and geocentric staffing approaches
  • Detail the personal and professional impact of expatriate staffing
  • Explain the relationship of HR managers to host, parent, and third-country nationals

We use brief video lessons filled with helpful examples so that you can quickly grasp the concepts presented. You can review all the lessons in order, or just the ones that cover the topics you need to brush up on. A brief multiple-choice quiz is available for each lesson, and each question has a link back to the corresponding lesson topic just in case you need to review it again.

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