In the field of human resource management the most controversial and challenging part is international human resource management. Because of complex international management it is essential to place the right person on right position with right skills.
In international HRM the most challenging the issue is the management of the expatriates. The organizations should try to minimize the cost of expatriate assignment; the organizations should screen the individuals which are most suitable for international assignments in order to increase the chances of a successful assignment and the organizations should provide comprehensive compensation and benefits that are competitive in nature and should considers the needs of the expatriate manager and his family.
Due to globalization company should pay more attention towards the selection process. Different research studies have concluded several factors that should be incorporated in the selection process to hire suitable international employees. These factors may include: intellectual capacity, self-confidence, openness to experiences, emotional stability, ability to handle stress, linguistic ability, cultural sensitivity, relational abilities (Dowling & Welch, 2005; Anderson, 2001).
Also the organization should train the expatriates to perform their responsibilities in an effective way therefore the cost of expatriate is well justified (Scullion, 1991).
The aim of this presentation is to identify how Coca Cola select and train its expatriates.
An important challenge for the Coca Cola Company is selection of expatriates. Firstly the company has to decide the suitable criteria for selection. Once the company has decided the suitable selection criteria, now it has to develop a mechanism in order to evaluate the potential candidates on those selection criteria. The common methods used to select the applicants include biographical and background data, work samples and interviews. Each of...