report for the Human Resources department outlining what you consider to be the most important elements of IHR and giving recommendations as to how these elements could be effectively incorporated into their cultural training programmes

report for the Human Resources department outlining what you consider to be the most important elements of IHR and giving recommendations as to how these elements could be effectively incorporated into their cultural training programmes

Order Description

Using the same organisation as in your first assignment ( supermarket, banking etc.,), write a report for the Human Resources department outlining what you consider to be the most important elements of IHR and giving recommendations as to how these elements could be effectively incorporated into their cultural training programmes.

11. Assessment criteria

This assessment seeks to assess the following:

– Your ability to locate and engage with academic materials
– Your ability to present a critical account of academic literature
– Your ability to relate academic materials to lecture content
– Your ability to apply content to real organisations

Your submission should be written in a report format (1400 words).

– Your briefing might include but not be limited to the following issues: styles of management, the creation of cross-cultural teams, attracting & recruiting employees, training employees for expatriate assignments, national negotiating styles and training employees for the challenges of cross-cultural management, etc.
– Your recommendations should be clearly supported by references to academic literature

well-structured work which demonstrates a clear understanding (through detailed analysis) of the various matters covered by the cultural briefing, for logical consistency, elegant argumentation and a high standard of presentation. makes exceptionally well justified recommendations with reference to readings and cases studied on this module. At this level, a critically reflective perspective should be evident, for example, by showing how best practice is based on learning from some of the experiences of companies discussed in this module

To make it easier i put each week lecture with topic and reading below:

Week 1 Culture in a globalising world

Dicken, P. (2011), Global Shift: Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy, 6th ed., SAGE, London.
Hill, C. M. L. (2009), International Business: Competing in Global Market Place, 7th ed., McGraw – Hill.
Kedia, B. L. and Mukherji, A. (1999), ‘Global Managers: Developing a Mindset for Global Competitiveness’, Journal of World Business, 34 (3), 230-251.

Rugman, A. M. and Collinson, S. (2012), International business, 6th ed., Harlow, England ; New York : Pearson 2012.
Smith, P. B. (1992), ‘Organisational Behaviour and National Cultures’, British Journal of Management, 3 (1), 39-51.
World Trade Organisation
World Bank
International Monetary Fund
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development:
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development:
What is globalization?
Piers Morgan on Shanghai:

Week 2 Correlates of culture

Hofstede, G. (1993), ‘Cultural Constraints in Management Theory’, Executive (19389779), Feb 1993, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.-94.
Schwartz, S (1999), ‘A Theory of Cultural Values and Some Implications for Work’, Applied Psychology: An International Review. Jan1999, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p23-47. 25p.
Trompenaars, F. (1996), ‘Resolving International Conflict: Culture and Business Strategy’, Business Strategy Review. Autumn96, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p51. 18p.
Hofstede’s own website
Hofstede Centre
World Values Survey
Trompenaars Hampden-Turner Culture for Business
The GLOBE Project
Hofstede: Recent Discoveries about cultural differences:
Cross-cultural etiquette
HSBC ad: smashed car
HSBC ad: okeedokee
HSBC ad: flowers
HSBC ad: personal space :

Week 4 Complexity & cultural stereotypes

Osland, J. S. and Bird, A. (2000), ‘Beyond Sophisticated Stereotyping: Cultural Sensemaking in Context’, Academy of Management Executive, Feb 2000, Vol. 14, Issue 1, p65-77. 13p.

Clausen, L. (2010). Moving beyond stereotypes in managing cultural difference: Communication in Danish–Japanese corporate relationships. Scandinavian Journal Of Management, 26(1), 57-66.

Minkov, M., & Blagoev, V. (2012). What do Project GLOBE’s cultural dimensions reflect? An empirical perspective. Asia Pacific Business Review, 18(1), 27-43. doi:10.1080/13602381.2010.496292

Week 6 Management & Cultural theories

Bloom, N., Genakos, C. Sadun, R. & Van Reenen, J. (2012) Management practice across firms and countries. Academy of Management Perspectives. Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p12-33

Greblikaite, Jolita; Daugeliene, Rasa. (2010) The growing need of cross cultural management and ethics in business. European Integration Studies. 2010, Issue 4, p148-152

Meyer, E. (2014) Navigating the cultural minefield. Harvard Business Review., Vol. 92 Issue 5, p119-123

Paul, G. W., & Berry, D. M. (2013). The importance of executive leadership in creating a post-merged organisational culture conducive to effective performance management. South African Journal Of Human Resource Management, 11(1), 1-15. doi:10.4102/sajhrm.v11i1.446

Waldman, D. A.; De Luque, M. S. & Wang, D. (2012) What can we really learn about management practcies across firms and countries. Academy of Management Perspectives. Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p34-40
What Can We Really Learn About Management Practices Across Firms and Countr…: Discovery Service

Week 7 Traditions & conflicts in business ethics

Buller, P. F., Kohls, J. J. and Anderson, K. S. (2000), ‘Managing Conflicts Across Cultures’, Organizational Dynamics. Spring 2000, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p52-66. 15p.
Cooper, R. and Nakabayashi, M. (2010), ‘Serious Ethical Turmoil in the U.S. and Japanese Life Insurance Markets’, Journal of Financial Service Professionals. Mar 2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p64-76. 13p.
Jackson, T. (2000), ‘Management Ethics and Corporate Policy: A Cross-Cultural Comparison’, Journal of Management Studies. May 2000, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p349-369. 21p.

Week 8 Cultural concepts & business partners; Organisational culture & strategy
Cardon, P. W. (2006), ‘Reacting to Face Loss in Chinese Business Culture: An Interview Report’, Business Communication Quarterly. Dec 2006, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p439-443. 5p.
Ghauri, P. and Fang, T., (2001), ‘Negotiating with the Chinese: A Socio-Cultural Analysis’, Journal of World Business. Fall 2001, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p303. 23p.
GSK’s Lucozade and Ribena sold to Suntory for £1.35bn,
Herrmann, P. and Datta, D. K. (2006), ‘CEO Experiences: Effects on the Choice of FDI Entry Mode’, Journal of Management Studies. Jun 2006, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p755-778. 24p.
Pooley, R. (2005), ‘When Cultures Collide’, Management Services. Spring 2005, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p28-31. 4p.
Prestwich, R. (2007), ‘Cross-Cultural Negotiating: A Japanese-American Case Study from Higher Education’, International Negotiation, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p29-55. 27p.
Sarkar, A. N. (2010), ‘Navigating the Rough Seas of Global Business Negotiation: Reflection on Cross-Cultural Issues and Some Corporate Experiences’, International Journal of Business Insights & Transformation, Apr-Sep 2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p47-61. 15p.

Week 10 Managing multiculturalism in MNEs
Panda, A. (2013), ‘Do You Know Who You are Dealing With? Cultural Due Diligence: What, Why and How’, Vikalpa: The Journal for Decision Makers. Apr-July 2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p1-20. 20p.

Week 11 Managing multi-cultural work groups

Easterby-Smith, M., Malina, D. and Yuan, L. (1995), ‘How Culture-Sensitive is HRM? A Comparative Analysis of Practice in Chinese and UK Companies’, International Journal of Human Resource Management. Feb 1995, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p31-59. 29p.

Grotenhuis, F. D. J. (2001), ‘Marriages between Asian, American, and Dutch Corporations: A Matter of Cultural Fit?’, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets & Policies. Jun 2001, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p203. 18p.

Week 12 International assignments

Caligiuri, P. M. and Colakoglu, S. (2007), ‘A Strategic Contingency Approach to Expatriate Assignment Management’, Human Resource Management Journal, 2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p393-410. 18p.
Castillo, José. (2006), ‘Foreign Subsidiary Managers: Local versus Expatriate Management Teams and the Assessment of Managerial Intelligence’, Journal of Business & Economic Studies. Fall2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p57-74. 18p.
Gibson, C. B. and Zellmer-Bruhn, M. E., (2001), ‘Metaphors and Meaning: An Intercultural Analysis of the Concept of Teamwork’, Administrative Science Quarterly. June 2001, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p274-303. 30p.

Goodall, K., Li, N. and Warner, M. (2006), ‘Expatriate Managers in China: The Influence of Chinese Culture on Cross-Cultural Management’, Journal of General Management. Winter 2006, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p57-76. 20p.
Inkson, K., Arthur, M.B., Pringle, J. and Barry, S. (1997), ‘Expatriate Assignment Versus Overseas Experience: Contrasting Models of International Human Resource Development’, Journal of World Business, 32 (4), 351-368.
Nederveen Pietrese, A., Van Knippenberg , D. & Van Dierndonck, D. (2013) Cultural diversity and team performance. The role of team member goal orientation. Academy of Management Journal. Jun2013, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p782-804
Selmer, J. (2006), ‘Munificence of Parent Corporate Contexts and Expatriate Cross-Cultural Training in China’, Asia Pacific Business Review. Jan 2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p39-51. 13p.
Townsend, A. M.; DeMarie, S. M.; Hendrickson, A. R. (1998), ‘Virtual teams: Technology and the workplace of the future’, Academy of Management Executive. Aug98, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p17-29. 13p.