Read Case 5.1: “Internationalization and Cross-cultural Expansion of a Local Manufacturer: Barden (US) and FAG (Germany) and Case 11.1: “Compensation Problems with a Global Workforce (Global, Thailand, Philippines, Japan, Bolivia).” In a 6-to-7-page written report, address the following questions:
- Are immigrants a good source of workers to fill vacant positions?
a. What are some of the barriers to employing immigrants?
b. Are immigrants always welcomed by every country to fill job vacancies?
- Do current global demographics accommodate or require the hiring of foreign immigrants?
a. Should a consideration for foreign immigrants be part of every firm’s workforce strategy?
b. How do host-country and third-country hires relate to the hiring of immigrants?
- Do you perceive any constraints on the use of different forms of compensation such as bonuses, housing allowances or incentive compensation?
a. What would the constraints be and why?
- From an organizational strategic perspective, does it make sense to implement a centralized and standardized compensation system globally?
Document your citations throughout the text of your report; 7th edition APA format is the accepted format for all Westcliff University classes. Your paper must include an introduction and a clear thesis, several body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Top papers demonstrate a solid understanding of the material AND critical thinking