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For this assignment, you will again be writing about the fictitious company that you created in Unit I. In a minimum of two pages, discuss the following items that address the human resource (HR) implications for your company as it goes international as well as your role in HR in this growth. These will also help you to prepare for your PowerPoint briefing to the CEO that will be submitted in Unit VII:
Discuss current HRM practices that will need to be modified as the organization goes abroad.
Discuss the three different types of HR structural forms (centralized, decentralized, and transition) and select the one this organization should adopt and explain why.
Explain the control mechanisms to put into place to ensure the organization’s culture is congruent across international borders.
Address factors driving standardization.
Discuss factors driving internationalization growth and the spread of internationalization.
Discuss the IHRM professional’s role and challenges in a typical merger and acquisition.
Discuss international joint venture challenges.
Discuss the term SME as it applies to IHRM.
You must use at least two peer-reviewed sources, as well as the textbook to support your assignment. All sources used must have citations and references in proper APA style. APA formatting is otherwise not required.