Personnel Management for Multinationals
This paper discusses aspects of personnel management with both public and private employers in the international sector: Biculturalism, wages, politics and nationalism as relevant influences on problems and policies of international firms.
The purpose of this research is to discuss aspects of personnel management with regards to both public and private employers in the international sector. Since the field of personnel management is so broad, the research will discuss aspects of personnel which are of special concern to international agencies and employers. Among these will include: biculturalism, establishment of wage and benefit levels, problems of adjustment, political considerations and management attitudes.
In order to discuss the special aspects of personnel management in the international sector, a brief overview of personnel practices in U.S. corporations is presented as follows.
Selection Process: Within major U.S. corporations, the personnel function is a centralized one. Even in a company which espouses decentralized management, such as IBM, centralizes the …