The purpose of this paper to examine the responses that international HRM needs to make to the challenges it faces with increasing responsibilities in the globalised environment. It covers the key areas of recruitment, selection, training and retention and uses examples from the author's involvement in working with a major multinational in the recruitment of potential international managers.
Analysis of the concerns expressed about an international career and the coping strategies offered by employers.
The paper highlights the paramount aim of international companies to reduce failure on assignment overseas and maintain retention on return to the home country.
Analysis and review of current trends to meet challenges facing international HRM.
The increased competition to recruit potential high quality international managers, to prepare them for overseas assignments to ensure successful appointments and to plan their repatriation and retention.
Emphasises with real-life examples the key challenges and analyses what is being done to meet them.
J. Hurn, B. (2014), "The challenges facing international HRM in an increasingly globalised environment", Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 46 No. 7, pp. 371-378. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-06-2014-0041Download as .RIS
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