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Microsoft, being a technological company cannot do without expert technicians. The company faces the challenge of hiring the technologically best people who are in scarcity as far US is concerned. The scarcity of local workforce to fulfil the technological demands of Microsoft has been a huge challenge for the company. In order to deal with this problem , the Company holds recruitment drives in countries like India and China which are known for being rich in technically sound people and pays them hefty packages. But, the citizens of China and India often do not possess good communication skills which is again a challenge for the company.
The next major issue faced by the company relates to co-employment. Microsoft has also faced legal challenges regarding the privileges given to employees of the firm vs. the temporary workers. The most popular case that Microsoft lost concerning this issue was the Vizcaino vs. Microsoft case of employee misclassification.
Another issue talks about Criticism from employees of Microsoft in blogs, social networking sites, etc, huge segment of employee workforce at Microsoft is criticizing the firm. Employees are dissatisfied with the internal working of Microsoft. The major dissatisfaction in employees is about the cuts in compensation by the company as the profits soar. For a brand as huge as Microsoft, bad publicity happens really soon.
The major challenge which Microsoft is facing as far as employment is concerned is that of retention management. The attrition rate of employees is increasing every passing year. Microsoft is losing some of its most creative workforce to its competitors like Google, Apple, Skype (which is not owned by e Bay).In this regard, Microsoft has also sued Google for over hiring of its former employees. A
major proportion of Microsoft’s talent has been reported to join Google. This is not just a loss of talent for Microsoft, but along with this, the Company is also facing a
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………….. ……………. Dear Executive of the Local Network Submission to Local Network Introduction Hyundai Motor Company is the world’s fourth largest automobile manufacturer. According to the previous ranking Environmental Protection Agency of top automobile manufacturers in carbon oxide emissions and fuel efficiency, Hyundai scored highly since we have developed green cars that promote environmental sustainability.1 Hyundai has diversified its services in other areas like infrastructure, healthcare, transportation and education.2 Hyundai Motors has been fulfilling its corporate social responsibility and constantly engages in activities that improve the welfare of the public.
As a company, we recognize the need to accord respect and understand the diverse cultures and individuals in the society. The sustainability in the society will lead to indispensability, which is a supporting ideology in the community. As a company, sustainability is a key value of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) thus supporting our aspiration to work with the local community in development of funds for sustenance1.
Its operation is also global and has a dominant presence in “Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, South America, Africa, and Middle East countries2. AS of the financial year December 31, 2011, the company posted a net earnings of E73,497 million ($102,339.1 million which is a substantial 15% increase from the last financial year’s profit in 2010.
Simply put as “save money-live better” Wal-Mart Corporation expects its consumers around the world to save money and live better lives. Wal-Mart Corporation’s mantra of “save money, live better” has made the corporation attractive and favorite in the eyes of some consumers from different countries.
The pros and cons of taking this step have been discussed in the project. A SWOT analysis has been provided to understand feasibility of the situation. The presence of a large population along with a large pool of technical talent has acted as an attractive force for the company.
On one end of the debate, there is a group of supporters who subscribe to the highly Anglo-Saxon ideologies of economics, wherein greater significance is given to the economic / financial aspect of business with little or no regard to the social issues (Godfrey and Hatch, 2007; Nelson, 2004).
So, besides using clear and unambiguous language, the other challenges usually encountered in these kinds of settings are communication styles (whether low-context or high-context), attitudes towards conflicts and their manner of resolution, concepts of urgency and sense of priorities, approaches used to the idea of task completion, decision-making styles, different ways of knowledge acquisition, and the extent of disclosure expected (such as in conflicts, misunderstandings, problems at work, in personal information and even emotions related to work situations).
This thrust towards privatization seems to be relevant in the sense that time and again various private and public studies and reports have stressed upon the inefficiency, corruption and the lack of accountability rampant in the state run facilities. The disturbing question that emerges in this context is that should the sensitive and socially vital institutions like the prisons be exposed to the gross blunt of privatization Should the private corporations be allowed to handle the socially crucial institutions like prisons Pragmatically speaking, private corporations are certainly not the qualified and valid entities to be trusted with the management and administration of law and order relat
This thrust towards privatization seems to be relevant in the sense that time and again various private and public studies and reports have stressed upon the inefficiency, corruption and the lack of accountability rampant in the state run