The paper 'Employment Relations at Motoco' is a great example of a Management Case Study. Globalization is one of the greatest things that have happened in the recent past. In particular, globalization has opened up business opportunities to large companies that are currently able to explore new business opportunities in the international market to ensure competitiveness and success (Wilkinson 1996, p. 421). Motoco is a classical example of an American multinational company that has operations in six different countries. The company deals with the manufacture and sale of lighting and signaling components to automakers.
It recently acquired a South Korean company based in Soul as part of its growth strategy. However, According to the case, Motoco wants to introduce its management policies in South Korea by adopting the Motoco Performance Management System, which it believes has been key to its success in the U. S. and other locations. However, before adopting the MPMS system in South Korea, there are certain benefits and drawbacks, as well as institutional and cultural constraints that might affect the effective implementation of the system at its subsidiary.
This report will begin by examining the potential benefits and risks of implementing the MPMS system in the Soul subsidiary and proceed to highlight the institutional and cultural arrangements that might affect the effective implementation of the MPMS system in the South Korean subsidiary. The report will also provide the strategic options available for Motoco in implementing the MPMS system and recommend the best option to adopt under the circumstances. Potential Benefits of implementing the MPMS system The first main benefit that Motoco would derive from the implementation of MPMS is the achievement of greater results.
The performance of a company depends largely on the contribution of every individual employee in a company. However, not all employees usually put in the efforts that can contribute to the achievement of greater results. It is for this reason that the implementation of MPMS would be of immense benefit to Motoco since MPMS ensures that workers understand the value of their efforts in the achievement of organizational objectives and goals (Jwijati and Bititci 2010, p. 425). Consequently, this results in greater productivity of each employee, thus organizational success.
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