A world of difference?

Stiles, Philip
November 2007
People Management;11/15/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 23, p36
This article examines the effect of cultural differences on international human resources (HR) practice. According to a study of HR practices among multinational companies, organisational culture had more influence on HR practice than national cultural differences. The study also found a concerted effort on the part of group HR departments to maintain global performance standards supported by global competencies, common evaluation processes and common approaches to rewards. It also found evidence of convergence in Japan.


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