International Workforce and Its Impact on Strategy Formulation
The workforce management is far more complicated in companies with operations in multiple countries than their domestic counterparts. There are political, economic, social-cultural, technological, and legal issues that add substantial challenges to this naturally complicated task. Leadership styles and management practices vary from country to country, creating difficulties for people in units located in different countries to achieve corporate goals.
Using the Argosy University online library resources, locate a minimum of four different scholarly sources on leading international employees, international workforce development and labor law. Based on what you learned from them, discuss the following points related to these topics:
- The recruitment and selection issues being faced by companies that have a presence in different cultures and countries
- The importance of labor-management relations, and how they differ around the world
- The importance of training and development programs, especially cultural training, when leading an international workforce
- The impact of the above discussed issues on a successful strategy formulation