Date Added: Jan 2010
As organisations become increasingly more global, both employees and managers are drawn into international projects and initiatives. Yet at the same time their close relationship with the people they work alongside maintains strong local loyalties. The requirements of these local ties can often conflict with central organisational processes. This is particularly true for HR professionals. The survey conducted during training sessions over the last 5 years of 2,400 people working in major multinational companies across 17 Countries revealed that in fact HR was the only business function to express a preference for global policies and procedures.