Essays on Human Resource Management at the POG Azerbaijan Subsidiary Company Case Study

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The paper 'Human Resource Management at the POG Azerbaijan Subsidiary Company " is a good example of a management case study. Organizational management has evolved into its current status in the market. In this case, organizations with an increasing multinational status tag are evolving and developing into their new status. The development and emergence of international status and global markets have enhanced increased organizational growth as well as increased profit margins and shareholders’ value. As such, organizations have increasingly developed strategies to venture into these expansive and profitable markets (Harzing and Pinnington, 2011, p. 25).

Thus, strategies such as franchising, exporting, subsidiaries and joint ventures have been adopted in venturing into these foreign markets (Li, Lam and Qian, 2001, p. 116). As a result, organizational needs for human resources in formulating, implementing and evaluating organizational strategies and strategic plans have emerged. With the emergence of international status, organizations have shifted from the traditional human resource management structures to new international human resource management structures ( Karjalainen, 2010, p. 103) Traditionally, organizations operated in controlled local environments with similar human resource cultures, social orientation as well as labor regulations.

As such, human resource management was effected on the basis of these cultures and local standards (Brewster, Sparrow and Vernonet, 2011, p. 44). However, international human resource management platform presents a different business scenario. The platform allows for increased human resource management issues. This essay evaluates the POG Company case study that focuses on the Azerbaijan subsidiary to evaluate typical issues arising in human resource (HR) management in the international environment. The POG Azerbaijan subsidiary Company represents a case study of typical HR challenges facing multinational organizations in the management and enhancement of international human resource management policies in congruence with the findings of Lovanirina, Ariss and Barth (2012, p. 119) who argued that multinational organizations face human resource management challenges.


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