TITLE

Designing Multinational Benefits Programs: The Role of National Culture

AUTHOR(S)
Hempel, Paul S.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Journal of World Business;Fall98, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p277
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Companies with multinational operations must design benefits systems for their employees in different countries. This is a complex task due to significant international differences in government requirements, in standard practice, and in employee expectations. This paper presents examples that show how national cultural values help to explain these differences across countries in benefits practices. The paper concludes by considering how an understanding of cultural differences can help in providing insight into how to design international benefits programs.
ACCESSION #
1408882

 

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