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Title: Managing the global workforce: Challenges and strategies


1
Managing the global workforce Challenges and
strategies
????? ??? Cara Chen
2
Introduction
3
Case
  • ??Steve Prestwick
  • ??RD project in Singapore
  • ??put together a team with all the experts
    needed to get the new facility up and running
    smoothly in its first two years.
  • ??focus on Cara
  • What can Steve do?(to be continued)

4
Survey Interview
  • Survey??1.three criteria(firms)
  • -????
  • -????
  • -??GHRM????
  • 2.senior managers
  • Interview8 firms,24 professionals
  • four questions
  • -key global pressures
  • -HR issues
  • -leading edge
  • -knowledge(for
    professionals)

5
Challenges Strategies
  • Three Challenges
  • -Deployment
  • -Knowledge dissemination/Innovation transfer
  • -Talent Identification and Development
  • Four Strategies
  • -Aspatial Careers
  • -Awareness-Building Assignments
  • -SWAT Teams
  • -Virtual Solutions

6
ChallengesDeployment
  • ??????(????)
  • ???-???(????,??,??)v.s.????
  • ????
  • ???? v.s. local nationals
  • ????
  • ???
  • cross-cultural ignorance
  • Getting managers to stop relying on physical
    transfers and to think globally about resources
    is not easy.

7
Knowledge dissemination/Innovation transfer
  • ??????
  • -information(center v.s. everywhere)
  • -valuable market and production technology
    information are being produced outside the parent
    location.
  • ??MS(????)
  • Cross-functional communication
  • language compounded the trust problem

8
Talent Identification and Development
  • ??GM Corp.
  • GHRM???????who
  • 1.identification
  • 2.selection(cultural biases)
  • ??Amoco Corp. in Norway
  • 3.motivation

9
Strategies-Aspatial Careers
  • Who
  • Globally oriented, highly mobile people,with
    proven ability and company loyalty
  • What
  • Corps of experts with borderless careers on
    long-term overseas assignment

10
Awareness- Building Assignments
  • Who
  • High potential employees early in their
    careers
  • What
  • 3 to 12 month assignments

11
SWAT Teams
  • Who
  • Technical specialists
  • What
  • Short-term,project-length assignments

12
Virtual Solutions
  • Who
  • Non-rotating employees who need overseas
    connections
  • What
  • Electronic communications

13
Diagnosing the Challenges(strategyAspatial
careers)
  • DeploymentGeographically relocate employees with
    high level skills and rich cross-cultural
    perspective
  • Knowledge DisseminationEmployees with id-depth
    global experiences networks in leadership
    positions across sites
  • Talent ID DevelopmentRotation as development

14
Diagnosing the Challenges(strategyAwareness-Buil
ding assignments)
  • DeploymentTechnically competent, high potential
    employees
  • Knowledge DisseminationCross-cultural immersion
    to produce global perspective
  • Talent ID DevelopmentScreening for ability to
    function out of own culture

15
Diagnosing the Challenges(strategySWAT Teams)
  • DeploymentSpecialized skills on an as-needed
  • Knowledge DisseminationTransfer of technical
    processes systems
  • Talent ID DevelopmentSpecialized skills honed
    through varied frequent applications

16
Diagnosing the Challenges(strategyVirtual
solutions)
  • DeploymentVideoconferencing E-mail allow
    virtual deployment
  • Knowledge DisseminationWeb pages, bulletin
    boards, intranets, distance learning
    interactive training disperse information across
    locations
  • Talent ID DevelopmentGHRIS, electronic job
    posting, video virtual interviews ID and screen
    for assignments

17
Implementing the Strategies(Aspatial careers)
  • Encourage company over country culture
  • Assign within culturally homogenous regions
  • Use pan-region selection meetings
  • Evolve selection criteria that are shared across
    countries
  • Provide cross-cultural training for families
  • Recognize family life-cycle realities

18
Implementing the Strategies(Awareness Building
Assignments)
  • Rotate employees with demonstrable
    competence(?????)
  • Use to develop local nationals

19
Implementing the Strategies(SWAT Teams)
  • Best SWAT team member has single contributor
    mindset
  • Use to spread acultural innovation
  • Good at smaller locations or at start-up
  • Recognize clear limitations

20
Implementing the Strategies(Virtual Solutions)
  • Encourage virtual friendships
  • Couple with cross-culture awareness training
  • GHRIS works best with standardized information
  • GHRIS trade-off between standardized information
    universal access
  • Global job posting for clearly defined jobs
  • Dont expect instant results

21
Conclusion
  • What can Steve do?
  • four strategiespost jobs on an internal
    bulletin boardset up web pagescouting for a
    local national
  • My opinion
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