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Cultural diversity and human resources management in Europe

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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT, volume 10, issue 1 March, pages 176-186
The increase in the international dimensions of human resources management and the extension of European Union represents important premises regarding the harmonization of human resources practices at the level of the European countries. Despite this, the main characteristic of the European model of management is diversity. During the last decade, the human resource function registered profound changes, determined especially by the economic, social, cultural and political context registered at Europe level. Thus, nowadays the human resource function integrates more and more a strategic vision. The human resource managers take part at the process of elaborating t...
free text keywords: cultural diversity; regional differences; Hofstede’s approach; management style., jel:O15, jel:M12
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