The aim of this assessment is to evaluate how students critically assess strategic HRM in the light of overall business structure and governance, with a focus on best practices and innovative HRM initiatives developed by multinational corporations. It also serves to encourage students to evaluate HRM best practice from a comparative perspective with an emphasis on the mediating role played by national cultures and institutions and new trends in global corporate governance
You have been employed as a consultant to present your case study analysis and response to the CEO based on the given case study, which will be provided to you by Tutorial 2. You are expected to address the following in the report:
1.You are to identify three dominant IHRM issues/challenges faced by this company from an IHRM perspective. It is recommended that you use an issue-oriented/problem-solving approach. Ensure that these three dominant IHRM issues are related to the theoretical frameworks taught in the lectures or used in the recommended textbook.
2.After addressing these three issues/challenges in relation to theoretical understanding, discuss 3 plausible courses of action or recommendations to the three problems/issues presented. For the most significant of the three issue/challenges, the details of the recommendation will be addressed in the conclusion – see point below. For the other two not so significant issues, a brief recommendation will suffice.
3.For the conclusion: Stating which specific issue/problem is the most significant/pertinent that the company should focus on. Why have you chosen this specific issue/problem to focus on? What is the consultants’ main recommendation? Discuss this recommendation in detail, considering the implications of proceeding with this recommendation. For example, provide: