2) Read the following articles and discuss what HR managers can do to renew the strategic alliance between Renault and Nissan after Carlos Ghosn, the ex-CEO, was arrested.
BBC (2019) Carlos Ghosn: Renault ‘preparing to replace’ jailed boss. BBC News (16th Jan 2019), Available: https://www.bbc.com/news/business-46887155
Carr, C. (2005) Are German, Japanese and Anglo‐Saxon strategic decision styles still divergent in the context of globalization? Journal of Management Studies, 42(6), 1155-1188. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-6486.2005.00537.x
Gill, C. (2015) The role of leadership in successful international mergers and acquisitions: Why Renault‐Nissan succeeded and DaimlerChrysler‐Mitsubishi failed. Human Resource Management, 51(3), 433-456. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrm.21475
De Roover, B. (2019) Designing durable alliances: Lessons from Renault-Nissan. INSTEAD Knowledge (7th Jan 2019), Available: https://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/inseadblog/designing-durable-alliances-lessons-from-renault-nissan-10726.
Schuler, R.S., Tarique, I., Jackson, S. E. (2015) Managing human resources in cross-border alliances. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions. 103-129.Avaliable: https://doi.org/10.1016/S1479-361X(04)03005-4
3) Read the following articles and discuss how HR should respond to the problems caused by pay differentials between expatriates and local staff.
Carr, S. C. and McWha-Hermann, I. (2016) Expat wages up to 900% higher than for local employees, research shows. The Guardian (20th Apr 2016). Available: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionalsnetwork/2016/apr/20/expat-wages-900-per-cent-higher-than-local-employees-study
Chen, C. C., Kraemer, J. and Gathii, J. (2011). Understanding Locals’ Compensation Fairness vis-à-vis Foreign Expatriates: The Role of Perceived Equity. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22(17), 3582–3600. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2011.560873
Mahajan, A. (2011). Host country national’s reactions to expatriate pay policies: making a case for a cultural alignment pay model, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22 (1), 121-137. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2011.538973
Toh, S. M. and Denisi, A. S. (2003). Host country national reactions to expatriate pay policies: a model and implications, Academy of Management Review, 28(4): 606-621. https://doi.org/10.5465/amr.2003.10899387
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