The Role Of Hrm Policies And Practices For The Mnc Subsidiaries ( Pudelko & Harzing )

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Many authors developed approaches to explain the influences which determine the transfer of HRM policies and practices to the MNC subsidiaries (Pudelko & Harzing 2006). They place the business systems involved on the first place and then take into consideration the industrial, institutional and HRM levels (Katalin 2015). There is some uncertainty in the literature in regard to how MNCs are not pursuing a common global logic in terms of HR network and structure, at least in the UK environment (Tregaskis et al. 2006). Other authors obtained an insignificant impact of the RD because of the resistant management traditions. They concluded that “reverse diffusion depends on international integration” (Ferner et al. 2004).

2.3 Use of the theory in this study
The authors pay attention to the position of the country in the global economy in respect to FDI, human resources network and integrated production in MNC. The countries chosen to be examined in this study are described as comparable, but I would also take into consideration the level of development and include three categories of economies: dominant, developed and developing.

2.4 Gaps in current theory
Researchers have recently begun to examine the RD process and there is an increasing literature on the subject. Most of the methods used to analyse the influences of the subsidiaries practices to MNC are based on comparisons between the home and the host countries. There are a few studies that use a quantitative approach to…

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