7.1. POLITICAL, SOCIAL, AND ECONOMIC VARIABLES

The following section will explore six specific variables that influence a corporation's approach to interviewing, hiring, training, development, compensation, and staff mobility in international and global companies.

7.1.1. 1. Economic Development

Managers and human resource professionals should understand the influences that the national economic context has on employees, their self-perception, and how other nationals perceive them. Different values, assumptions, and workplace expectations underlie the capitalistic system of the United States and Hong Kong, the social democratic system of Germany, the post-communist system of Russia and the Czech Republic, the transitioning systems of the People's ...

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