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Cases in Human Resource Management provides students with insights into common challenges, dilemmas, and issues human resource managers face in the workplace. Using a wide variety of well-known companies and organizations, author David Kimball engages students with original, real-world cases that illustrate HRM topics and functions in action. Each case is designed to encourage students to find new solutions to human resource issues and to stimulate class discussion. Case questions challenge students to think critically, apply concepts, and develop their HRM skills. The contents are organized using the same topical coverage and structure as most HRM textbooks, making Kimball the ideal companion for any introductory HRM course.

Global Issues for Human Resource Managers
Global Issues for Human Resource Managers
Case 16.1. Globalization of Business and HRM: Should Your Marketing Director Become an Expatriate?

Daniel had a successful career in marketing for IToys Corporation in New York. Daniel’s career has been an exciting journey through IToys, which is the fastest growing toy business in the United States. However, IToys had plans to enter the global marketplace, and human resources called Daniel with an offer to manage the new office in England for the next 3 years. Daniel’s career would be kicked up a notch by being the director of marketing for the entire United Kingdom.

HR determined that Daniel had many of the Big 5 personality traits (extroversion, openness to new experiences, conscientiousness, agreeableness, and ...

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