The paper "Reasons Why Fred Bailey Experienced Difficulty - Human Resource in Japan" is a good example of a management case study. Businesses continuously encounter cultural difference when performing in different countries in which businesses need to look into and devise a strategy so that the business benefits over a long period of time. The paper looks towards identifying the manner in which cultural differences affects business performance. For this purpose, the business identifies the problem that Fred us facing due to cultural differences that exist between the Chinese and Japanese culture.
It also looks towards presenting the different options that Fred has and looks towards calculating the benefits and demerits so that Fred is able to take a decision which will benefit him both in the personal and professional life 2. Information for the case The case highlights the cultural differences that exist between the American and Japanese culture. The case shows that Fred who has been assigned a role in Tokyo hails from American culture. Due to different culture, it has made it difficult for the employees to work together.
The case also shows that there has been difficulty between the different department as the Japanese and American look to work with their own culture. This has resulted in creating cultural differences. This has made it difficult for Fred to carry on the responsibility he has been entrusted with and requires that an understanding of the Japanese culture is done so that the contract passes through and the organization benefits 3. Responsibilities of different people This area looks to present the different responsibilities that each employee within and outside the organization needs to understand. 3.1.
Person Responsible for this situation There are various persons like stakeholders, human resource department, individuals, employees, and others people related to the organization who have to ensure better coordination so that the organization doesn’ t have to face the situation in the future 3.2. Stakeholders Responsibility The stakeholders have to ensure that the organization looks towards cultural integration and provide the required time and resources that facilitate the changes. This will ensure that the employees are able to work in tandem with each other and will help in cultural integration. 3.3. HR Japan’ s responsibility The role of human role resource department in Japan is to ensure that they are able to make a strategy through which they ensure that people from different culture mix together and work as a unit.
This will ensure that people belonging to different community looks towards respecting the culture of other country and ensure that they provide the required value to the other organization (Yukl, 2009). 3.2. HR Headquarter Responsibility The role of human resource in Japan is to ensure that when the send expatriates they are provided complete knowledge and information regarding the culture prevalent in other countries.
They have to ensure that they look towards providing the required training and design programs which help the employees to understand the importance of cultural mix and look towards framing a system through which cultural integration takes place (Franco, 2009). 3.4. Fred Bailey Responsibility Fred Bailey has to look towards ensuring that he looks towards understanding the cultural differences. This will ensure better coordination within the organization.
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