4.6. Global Considerations

As businesses of all sizes becoming increasingly global, American companies find themselves employing all or part of their workforce in positions overseas. In addition to the planning steps discussed previously, there are a number of additional factors to consider for an international workforce, beginning with determining in what labor market the company will recruit its employees. There are three possible areas:

  • The home or parent country is the domicile of the company, where its corporate headquarters are located. Employees who originate from the home country are known as expatriates or parent-country nationals (PCNs).

  • The host country is the country wherein the corporation is operating, or is planning to operate, ...

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