The paper “ Managing Multicultural Workforce and Challenges in Multicultural Environment” is a thoughtful example of the term paper on human resources. The workforce management concept has received a lot of interest globally right from human resource practitioners to academic researchers. It has been observed that many organizations are venturing into the international market in order to tap the global labor and market opportunities. While the organizations are venturing new businesses and projects in countries across the globe, the workers from different cultural backgrounds are expected to be recruited, trained, and absorbed. As organizations expand therefore there lies a threat to managing workers from culturally diversified backgrounds.
The workers in the global working environment face diverse cultural issues such as language barriers, religion, gender preference, stereotyping, and other widespread multicultural issues encountered by managers in foreign countries. The literature review of the paper has explored and analyzed the issues and potential problems encountered while managing a multicultural workforce. The paper will narrow down to the specific problems encountered by Australian subsidiary management in India while managing the local workforce. The paper will then finally outline the possible solutions to the identified problems. The paper has been divided into three parts, the first paper outlines, and analyses the cultural problems encountered by managers while working in a multicultural business environment.
The second part of this paper has narrowed down to talks of an Australian subsidiary in India and specific challenges faced by managers while managing a local workforce in India. Finally, the paper has outlined the possible solutions to the identified challenges in the first two parts, hence giving recommendations on how the workplace in the multicultural arena can be improved. Human resource management in general refers to all the procedures involved in employee recruitment and selection, training and development, classification and compensation, performance management, and retention.
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