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A critical review of multinational companies, their structures and strategies and their link with international human resource management

Ali Shah, Fayaz and Md. Yusoff, Rosman and Hussain, Altaf and Hussain, Jawad (2012) A critical review of multinational companies, their structures and strategies and their link with international human resource management. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSRJBM), 3 (5). pp. 28-37. ISSN 2278-487X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.9790/487X-0352837

Abstract

This review paper critically examines multinational company; discuss its merits and demerits for host countries and debates on its various types of structures and strategies. The main part of this critical review relates about the various types of structures and strategies which multinational companies adopt while conducting business across boarders. It starts by defining Multinational Company discussing its merits and demerits, analysing the various components of its strategies and structures and comparing the merits and demerits of these different types of structures and strategies. A thematic approach rather than chronological approach has been used mainly due to the purpose and approach necessary for such type of review. The thematic approach enables an analysis of a specific topic or theme without considering the chronological order of which the research has been conducted. In latter part this review discusses the relationship of these strategies with international human resource management and also highlights the implications of different companies’ strategies and structures for the international human resource management (IHRM). And at end we concluded that the role of IHRM varies in different types of organizational structures and therefore the implications of these structures are also vary for international HRM.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:international human resource management, models, structures and strategies, multinational companies
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management and Human Resource Development (Formerly known)
ID Code:30387
Deposited By: Yanti Mohd Shah
Deposited On:21 Apr 2013 11:24
Last Modified:23 Jul 2019 17:01

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