For this assignment, you will write an essay that assesses the role of culture in human resource management practices within a global organization. Give examples of how cultural differences may affect at least two human resource (HR) functions. Examples of these functions may include recruitment and hiring, employee and/or management development, performance reviews, promotions, compensation, and benefits, but you are not limited to these functions.
Your essay should follow the guidelines below.
Writing should include proper grammar, sentence structure, and writing mechanics.
The organization of the paper should be logical, and you should include an introduction section with a clear thesis statement as well as a conclusion section.
Your paper should be at least four pages in length.
You must use a minimum of two outside sources.
All sources used must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA format.
The Economist Intelligence Unit Limited. (2015). What’s next: Future global trends affecting your organization: Engaging and integrating a global workforce. Retrieved from http://futurehrtrends.eiu.com/report-2015/executive-summary/
Geert Hofstede Consortium. (2013, January 19). Geert Hofstede – Recent discoveries about cultural differences [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/LBv1wLuY3Ko
TEDx Talks. (2014, July 22). Cultural difference in business: Valerie Hoeks: TEDxHaarlem [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMwjscSCcf0&feature=youtu.be
The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau. (2014, December 10). Erin Meyer: How cultural differences affect business [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/zQvqDv4vbEg
The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau. (2014, December 10). Erin Meyer: How cultural differences affect business [YouTube video]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/zQvqDv4vbEg
To learn more about Erin Meyer, the creator of the culture map that was mentioned in the unit lesson, take a few minutes to explore her website at
Mindvalley. (2014, May 19). How to transform your company culture and attract brilliant talent [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1dmVox38_w&feature=youtu.be