Essay: Human Resource Management Issues in Lafarge
In our today’s globalised corporate world which is competitive and dynamic, many multinational corporations face a daunting challenge in regard to managing its human resource function of organization due cross cultural challenges. Under this situation, human resources management practitioners argue that in order to manage human resource function successful, ethical approaches are relevant. Holding to these sentiments, this paper shall attempt to point out human resources management issues in the context of Lafarge case that validate ethical approach.
Therefore, this essay shall cover issues relating to human resource acquisition; human resource development; compensation; the design of work systems; and labour relations (Gooderham & Nordhaug, 2003). Additionally, since the case is in the context of international human resources management, the paper shall also look at issues that regard SA8000 such as Health and Safety, Freedom of Association and Right to Collective Bargaining, Discrimination, Compensation and Management Systems.