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Lecture 3

M H R 300 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Walmart


Department
Management and Human Resources
Course Code
M H R 300
Professor
Min Li
Lecture
3

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International Strategy
global
transnational
international
multi-domestic
Implications for IHRM
Internationalisation strategies, ethnocentric/global, polycentric/multi-domestic,
geocentric/transnational
International HR Strategies
Adaptive: low internal consistency with the rest of the firm and high external consistency
with the local environment-little transfer of practices
Exportive: high integration of subsidiary HRM systems across the company-replicating
practices developed at head office
Integrative: substantial global integration with an allowance for some local differentiation-
two-way transfer of HRM practices between head office and subsidiaries
Wal-Mart Mini Case
Greeters in Germany go against local culture
Made customers feel uneasy
Taken American values and transplanted them into the German market
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