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International Human Resource Management - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Human resource management involves managing workers to achieve an organization's goals. Unlike years in the past, it's now necessary to think globally and consider people world-wide. In this chapter, the instructor will explain several different approaches to global staffing. You can learn about the influences of expatriates, or people who have moved away from their countries of origin, on staffing. You can also find out about parent-, host- and third-country nationals and how human resource managers might communicate with them. Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:
- Compare global approaches to staffing
- Explain the effects of expatriate staffing
- Discuss interactions between human resource managers and parent-, host- or third-country nationals
|Global Staffing Approaches: Ethnocentric, Regiocentric, Polycentric, and Geocentric||Explain the four staffing approaches and discuss the positive and negative attributes.|
|Expatriate Staffing: Personal Impact, Repatriation & Compensation Considerations||Understand the effects that expatriate service may have on employees and their families; discuss the factors that organizations and employees should consider.|
|Human Resource Interactions with Host, Parent & Third-Country Nationals||Explain these three types of employees and how human resource managers may interact with them.|
1. Global Staffing Approaches: Ethnocentric, Regiocentric, Polycentric, and Geocentric
Human resource management professionals working for global organizations often have unique staffing choices. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethnocentric staffing, regiocentric staffing and geocentric staffing. A short quiz follows.
2. Expatriate Staffing: Personal Impact, Repatriation & Compensation Considerations
Employees that work for global companies may end up working abroad for a period of time. In this lesson, you'll learn about expatriate staffing, including its personal impact on employees, compensation considerations and repatriation.
3. Human Resource Interactions with Host, Parent & Third-Country Nationals
Employee relations are guided by human resource (HR) management professionals, and the global environment makes doing this more complex. In this lesson, we'll see how HR professionals interact with employees across the globe.
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Other chapters within the Business 106: Human Resource Management course
- Overview of HRM Field
- Organizational Theories & Human Resources
- Job Analysis and Design
- Staffing in Organizations
- Training and Development in Organizations
- Performance Appraisals
- Employee Compensation Issues
- Employment Law & Employee Rights
- Labor Relations
- Current Issues and Trends in HRM
- Studying for Business 106