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Implications for recruitment in a multinational organization: a case study of human resource management in the United Arab Emirates

Linzi Kemp (Assistant Professor at the American University of Sharjah, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates)

Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies

ISSN: 2045-0621

Publication date: 1 October 2011

Abstract

Title

Implications for recruitment in a multinational organization: a case study of human resource management in the United Arab Emirates.

Subject area

The case study aims to investigate human resource management issues of national importance, and specific recruitment issues important to the company.

Study level/applicability

Students studying, e.g. Human Resource Management/Developing Human Resources as courses within an undergraduate business degree program. The audience is also targeted through courses that include the study of cross cultural management/diversity.

Case overview

An industrial organization in the United Arab Emirates has a multinational workforce, where many employees are recruited from overseas. The recruitment process necessitates liaison with recruitment agencies at a distance, and locally with the government labor office.

Expected learning outcomes

Students will be able to: analyze that companies exist in an external environment that impacts on their internal policies; describe the importance of quality assurance to the HR function in an organization; and explain how the HR department works closely with all departments in an organization.

Supplementary materials

Teaching notes.

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Citation

Kemp, L. (2011), "Implications for recruitment in a multinational organization: a case study of human resource management in the United Arab Emirates", Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, Vol. 1 No. 4. https://doi.org/10.1108/20450621111192780

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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