Multinational Networking

In my view, the level of multinational network of a firm has direct impacts on performance of the firm. This is because different investment locations offer different opportunities, benefits and challenges to the firms. For example, firms with high levels of multinational networks are usually faced with operational barriers such as varying government regulations, increase in costs of coordination and management of organizational resources and operations, increased diversity in cultures and institutional structures and unpredictable fluctuations of currency values in foreign countries. These ba ...

Migrant Workers in USA

It is outright and essential to look into significant impacts of migrant workers in USA to evaluate how they feature in the country. The migrant workers have considerable effects in several and diverse fields including demographics, economy, social, political and religious fields. Demographic Impacts Demographically, the Census Bureau in USA presented estimates the population in the country forecasting that this would grow from at least 281 million in 2000 to an estimated 397 mil in 2050 with expected absolute inputs from the migrant workers. The report also indicated that if the country does ...

Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act

The Migrant and Seasonal Worker Protection Act (MSPA) in USA was passed in 1983 designed to provide migrant workers with protections regarding working conditions, pay, and work-related conditions requiring migrant workers to register with the Department of Labor, and assuring necessary protections for migrant workers, agricultural employers and agricultural associations (Briggs). This facilitated the heightened increase in the number of migrant workers in the USA in the late 20th century. According to the USA Public Health Service, at least 3.5 million migrant workers are residing in the Unite ...

Help Solve Work Problems

What problems does Angela appear to have right now? At the moment, Angela seems to be facing lots of work strain that is reflecting inadequately on her family in general and on her job in specific. She is in the midst of a vocational bustle, namely daily customer interaction and complaints, and staff issues, hence putting her at a continuous agitating state and making her lose some self-confidence that explicitly manifests with her relation with the new regional manager and with her family. What problem solving strategies might Angela use to approach her problems? First, Angela must learn how ...

Diversity in Workforce

Abstract In this research paper I review some aspects of workforce diversity that any human resource manager should have in mind before undertaking to develop efficient and sustainable workforce diversity program. This is important for any organization that dreams of achieving its organizational goals and objectives. The papers in my research volume, however, address only a few of these aspects but more can be done for one to fully understand workforce diversity effectively. Introduction Workforce diversity can be defined as the similarities and differences that employees in any firm posses in ...

Drug Testing at Workplace

Drug testing at the workplace has in the past been viewed as an ethical issue but as time passes by, more and more firms are embracing the idea. The main aim of drug testing at the workplace is to bring forth sanctity and safety precaution measures in a bid to enhance productivity. The fact that drug use by employees at workplace may lead to accidents in work sites is undisputed. Besides, drug use by employees could lead to absenteeism and petty theft. In the contrary however, drug testing can lead to sacking of productive employees who could be using recreational drugs. Though drug testing is ...