publication . Thesis . 2009

CROSS-CULTURAL ISSUES IN HRM

Bhatti, Anant Preet;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009
  • Country: Canada
Abstract
With the rapid increase in the globalization of business, workforces are becoming increasingly diverse and multicultural. Managing global workforces has increased pressure on Human Resource managers to recognize and adapt to cultural differences, which when ignored can result in cross-cultural misunderstandings. With the growing significance of developing economies in the global business environment, Human Resource Management is facing increased difficulty in managing cross-border cultural relationships. This study presents cross-cultural issues faced by Indian management due to differences in national culture brought about by recent liberalization of economic p...

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