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Managing a Global Workforce: International Human Resource Management as a Strategic Tool

Hjartardóttir, Fanný Heiða LU and Lundeborg, Louise LU (2017) MGTN59 20171
Department of Business Administration
Abstract
The aim of this thesis is to gather existing literature regarding the challenges senior human resource managers face in multinational corporations when managing a global workforce, as well as to discover the strategies that are used within the field of international human resource management. The systematic literature review revealed several main challenges and strategies and by building on those a framework was created. This framework demonstrates the outcome of applying geocentric strategies to achieve the best strategic position to manage the challenges and the complications that globalization brings to the business environment.
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author
Hjartardóttir, Fanný Heiða LU and Lundeborg, Louise LU
supervisor
organization
course
MGTN59 20171
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Globalization, Global Workforce, International Human Resource Management (IHRM), Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM)
language
English
id
8915066
date added to LUP
2017-06-15 12:10:32
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2017-06-15 12:10:32
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  abstract     = {The aim of this thesis is to gather existing literature regarding the challenges senior human resource managers face in multinational corporations when managing a global workforce, as well as to discover the strategies that are used within the field of international human resource management. The systematic literature review revealed several main challenges and strategies and by building on those a framework was created. This framework demonstrates the outcome of applying geocentric strategies to achieve the best strategic position to manage the challenges and the complications that globalization brings to the business environment.},
  author       = {Hjartardóttir, Fanný Heiða and Lundeborg, Louise},
  keyword      = {Globalization,Global Workforce,International Human Resource Management (IHRM),Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM)},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Managing a Global Workforce: International Human Resource Management as a Strategic Tool},
  year         = {2017},
}