Want FREE Templates on Strategy & Transformation? Download our FREE compilation of 50+ slides. This is an exclusive promotion being run on LinkedIn.

  Please register (it's free!) or login to view the remaining preview.
If you are logged in, your referral link [?] is automatically included below.
EMBED CODE (Copy and Paste)


  1. Human Resources Strategy
  2. Foreign Subsidiaries in China


In the recent years, China has seen an increase in the number of foreign nationals coming to the country as expatriates. The main reason is emergence of China as the business hub of east due to which many western multinationals are opening branches or setting up subsidiaries in China. They mainly send their representatives to start or manage operations and provide an element of control and coordination in the local units.

The issues faced by them in terms of adjusting in the new environment, lack of culture and language barriers as given rise to lots of cases where expatriates leave the assignment even before completion or in other words lead to expatriate failure. Such cases have given rise to an area of study called expatriate management, which is an essential element of any company's International Human Resource Management Strategy. Thus, it is essential to find the reasons for expatriate failure and come up with strategies for successful expatriate management.

This study does the same and can be a useful reference to the multinational corporations in terms of strategies for successful expatriate management in China.

It also analyzes each stage of expatriate adjustment and gives recommendations on how a company should support the expatriate through the adjustment cycle.

The research is a combination of secondary research and primary research with thorough analysis of the already existing literature, a case study analysis and an interview analysis. Each factor necessary for evaluation of a successful human resource strategy (ranging from cross cultural issues, training of expatriates, leadership and motivation to rewards and incentive management) is analyzed in the case study from international hotel industry and in the interview of a candidate from the International Information technology industry to provide recommendations for expatriate success in China.

Got a question about the product? Email us at [email protected] or ask the author directly by using the form to the right. If you cannot view the preview above this document description, go here to view the large preview instead.

Source: The Failure of the MNC's Human Resource Management Strategies in Foreign Subsidiaries in China Word document


The Failure of the MNC's Human Resource Management Strategies in Foreign Subsidiaries in China

Sold by Arbalest Partners (this author has 33 documents)


Add to Cart

This business document is categorized under the function(s):

It applies to All Industries

File Type: Word (docx)

File Size: 714.2 KB

Number of Pages: 48

Purchase includes lifetime product updates. After your purchase, you will receive an email to download this document.

Initial upload date (first version): Feb 24, 2015

Ask the Author a Question

Must be logged in Click here to log in

This document is available as part of the following discounted bundle(s):

Impact of Culture in Human Resource Management


This bundle contains 2 additional documents.

View Full Details

17-page Word document
9-page Word document



Since 2012, we have provided best practices to over 5,000 businesses and organizations of all sizes across the world—in over 130 countries. Below is just a very small sample of our customer base.

Did you know?
The average daily rate of a McKinsey consultant is $6,625 (not including expenses). The average price of a Flevy document is $65.


144-slide PowerPoint deck
Author: LearnPPT
5-page Word document and supporting Word
103-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting Excel workbook
137-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting Excel workbook
153-slide PowerPoint deck
29-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting Word
Author: Trinity
13-slide PowerPoint deck and supporting Excel workbook
51-slide PowerPoint deck
1150-slide PowerPoint deck



Become your organization's resident expert on...

Digital Transformation
Strategy Development
Post-merger Integration (PMI)
Organizational Design (OD)
Performance Management
Business Transformation
Customer-centric Design (CCD)
Organizational Culture (OC)
Interested in something else? Browse our 500+ Business Toolkits of best practices, each focused on a specific management topic.