This chapter is divided into two sections. The first section defines culture, its importance in international business and the various cultural dimensions for working globally. The next section describes the culture of India and U.K. and reviews the impact of culture on the working of Hilton Hotel Group in both the countries. Finally, it ends with a brief summary.3.2 CULTUREHofstede (2003) defines culture as "the collective programming of mind that distinguishes the members of one human...
The purpose of this research is to study the executive stress at different functional departments in selected service and manufacturing industrial units of Southern Rajasthan. Twenty seven stress variables are identified through a literature search and interviews with managers of the different functional areas as well as with academicians as being "functionally dependent". Data are obtained from questionnaires completed by 100 executives. Also, statistical population of this research...
1. Introduction Nowadays Multinational corporations are more and more widespread, but a problem that they still don't have accomplished is how to retain successful employees, and most importantly how to train their employees in order to make them an efficient and successful resource of their enterprises. Some researchers estimated that around 30% of all expatriates sent to undertake overseas assignments return home prematurely (Kim & Slocum, 2008; Mendenhall, Dunbar, & Oddou, 1987)....
As every enterprise needs to focus on both top-line growth and capability development as two pivotal ends of the continuum, 'Change' is the only mantra to 'Sustainability'. Change agenda in an organization could be micro-incremental, system wide or even organization-wide transformation. However, what most organizations suffer is the obvious fear of failure of the change initiative. Most business leaders overly assume the ramifications of the impact of change and are highly apprehensive about...
1.0 introduction Environmental protection and economic interests are not always negative correlation, the development of enterprise and even the future of humanity can not be sustianed without the harmonious development of the natural environment. Nowdays, the S&P 500 firms are paying more attention on environment protection, the efforts made by those firms to prevent and reduce pollution could bring long-term gains for the companies.(Stuart and Ahuja, 1996). General Electronic corporation...
Staff training is to improve the workers skill in order to become the effective human capital in the firms, During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, human capital in the United States became considerably more valuable as the need for skilled labor came with newfound technological advancement. (1) Tianjin (TJ) is one of the biggest cities in China and locates in the north of China near to Bohai Bay, Cable industry is the second important business in TJ. Over last two decade years, TJ...
Now a silent trend is going on that few leaders migrate from profit organization to non-profit organization and vice versa. The purpose of the research to know in-depth what is/are the reason(s) or challenges for a leader when they change different organization. Is there is any silent factors which influence to change the job such as age, pace and demand of the job etc? Does a leader changes his/her job from profit to non-profit organization just because to take rest or not efficient with...
Diageo is an outstanding alcohol company across the world. Its market includes 180 countries around the World. It produces a variety of alcohol including spirits, wine, and beer. It holds a handy number of alcohol brands. Among them, Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Guinness, Captain Morgan, Baileys, and J&B are the most familiar to us. Diageo is founded in 1997 with its headquarters located in London, United Kingdom. In comparison to its alcohol brands, Diageo is still a young company. For...
The airline industry exists in an intensely competitive market. In recent years, there has been an industry-wide shakedown, which will have far-reaching effects on the industry's trend towards expanding domestic and international services. There are several issues related here who plays a dominating role, which are as follows: Weather: Weather is unpredictable and variable in the long run. It may be forecasted but that do not work properly every time. The result is - extreme hot, cold, snow or...
The term automation refers to use of control systems with the application of information technology to control industrial machinery and process reducing the need for human intervention. It plays an important and significant role in the growth of any organization and industry by creating a strong co-relation in the enhancement of industrial productivity. Productivity basically is a measure of out put from a production process per unit of input. The present study will be conducted to see the...