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Staff Selection Impacts Global Success

January 1, 1994
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As companies go global, HR professionals are facing increased complexities in their role to identify and develop talent. Although their strategies vary, successful global companies link staffing decisions with business goals.
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Temps Are Permanent Part of New Europe

January 1, 1994
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A growing acceptance of temporary hiring practices throughout the European Community (EC) has created a new flexibility for many national economies, corporations and individuals
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Candidate and Spouse Self-selection Program

January 1, 1994
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The Self-selection Program focuses on the realities of the destination as well as many of the problems that soon-to-be expatriates will have to face.
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Cross-Cultural Questions to Think About

January 1, 1994
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Noel Kreicker, founder of International Orientation Resources (IOR), a Chicago-based firm specializing in cross-cultural management selection and training, suggests that the human resources staff address these questions.
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If You're Feeling Overworked, Just Think About How the Japanese Must Feel

June 1, 1993
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Japanese workers work 10% longer then the average U.S. employee, that's roughly 225 hours more each year. The Japanese also suffer form karoshi (death by overwork). Its symptoms include high blood pressure and asthmatic-like problems.
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The U.S._Japanese HR Culture Clash

November 1, 1992
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HR professionals who work for Japanese companies that have expander into the U.S. market are adapting to HR management based on teamwork and loyalty.
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Japan Responds to Allegations of Discrimination

November 1, 1992
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Japanese companies in the U.S. have been criticized collectively for failing to hire minorities and women or to promote U.S. nationals to senior positions. Japan responds.
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