Assessment item 2
Research has demonstrated that HR practices are not always transferable and may not produce the same results in different cultural contexts. Choose two of the following HR practices and critically evaluate how cultural differences may impact upon their utilisation; using examples to illustrate your argument
• Performance appraisal
• Recruitment and selection
• Training and development
This assessment task will assess the following learning outcome/s:
• be able to explain the complexity of cross-cultural differences with respect to the integration of international business activity and international human resource management practice.
• be able to reflect, contrast and critically evaluate the differences and similarities in human resource management practices among different cultures.
• be able to compare and contrast approaches to international human resource management practice.