Development of a Multinational Personnel Selection System
ComInTec, a worldwide leading industrial company, has just introduced the new regional management level which 25 middle management positions were expected to be filled in the Asian-Pacific-region. Therefore, the project team with Dr. Thomas Koch as a leader will be responsible for implementing the new personnel selection process. Moreover, Koenig, Dr. Thomas Koch’s boss needs him to come up with the selection system that works everywhere. However, Dr. Thomas Koch realized that each country require different strategy because of the cultural and other perspective’s differences. As a result, Dr. Thomas Koch has been attending the meeting to discuss about the things needed to be done with his project team. Unfortunately, due to the conflicts between team members, there was not very much progress. Key Issue:
Due to the need of 25 new management positions to be filled, what should be included in the modules for new personnel selection system of ComInTec, and should there be any country-specific adaptation in order to reach the goal of standardizing all human resource selection globally. Alternative Actions and Evaluation
Setting the same personnel selection system and use globally. Use the following process in table 1 for every country worldwide without changing anything.
Viewing of the candidates’ application document
Telephone Conference with the applicants
Obtaining 3 references from former employers
Biography-oriented in-depth interview
Simulated group exercise
A test of intelligence and personality
It is easy to plan and organize worldwide.
It is cost effective since there is no need to adapt or add anything. 3.
It is consistent with the company’s objective which is to standardize all human resource selection system.
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