Case Study
Wendy’s is an American Multinational Company, its headquarters is located in Dublin, Ohio U.S.A. As of 2016, Wendy’s was the world’s third largest hamburger fast food chain with 6,500+ locations, but none in your home country. The company is planning to open an operational office in your home country, recruiting new staff and ready to expand into your local market. The company aims to send 10 expatriate managers to start this mission. You are a HR consultant, have been hired to design the talent management training to these managers In this assignment, you are required to:
1. Critically compare America and your home country focusing on the factors that impact on International HRM practices, especially how to recruit and retain the workforce.
2. Critically design effective talent management program for these expatriate managers and use academic theory and literature to underpin your design.
This is the guideline for the assignment.
1. Critically evaluate the key issues involved in managing and developing people across cultural boundaries in the context of globalization, international mergers and alliances and the general internationalisation of business.
2. Critically analyse the main theoretical contributions towards understanding different culture and national policies and their implications for International Human Resource Management (IHRM) practices.
3. Diagnose complex management and organizational problems relating to the management and development of people across different cultures.
4. Develop and apply courses of action as a means of competitive advantage by diagnosing complex organisational problems relating to the managing of people across different cultu