First, see attachments.
Word Strength : not more than 500 words, including references.
Please, answer the Discussion questions through the reading of the references.
Please, Answer each question independently.
1. Chemco: Alliances are typically dynamic and change in nature over time often with HRM implications. Discuss the people dimension at Chemco and what else could be done through HRM initiatives at this point in the alliance.
2. CEMEX: Cross-border M&As are often complex and difficult to implement with many failing to attain set objectives to some extent or at all. Discuss what you believe to be the factors that lead to the success of Cemex.
# My References ( I do not accept other references ):
Main References You have to use them :
Only Chapter 3 from : Dowling, P., Festing, M., & Engle, A.D. (2008). International Human Resource Management (5th Edition), Cengage Learning: South Melbourne. ISBN 978-0-17-013701-0. The Context of Cross-Border Alliances and SMEs.
Case: Rethinking Alliance Strategies at Chemco in Evans, Pucik & BjÃ¶rkman, (2011), The Global Challenge: International Human Resource Management, (2nd Edition), McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN 978-0-07-353037-6, New York, NY, Pages 476-477. (Attached )
Case: Integrating Global Acquisitions at CEMEX in Evans, Pucik & BjÃ¶rkman, (2011), The Global Challenge: International Human Resource Management, (2nd Edition), McGraw-Hill Irwin, ISBN 978-0-07-353037-6, New York, NY, Pages 525-526. (Attached )
Other References : Select 2 of these:
International Journal of Human Resource Management [electronic resource] Published [London]: Routledge.
Human Resource Management International Digest [electronic resource] Published Bradford, England: MCB University Press.
Human Resource Management [electronic resource] Published New York, N.Y.: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Academy of Management Journal [electronic resource] Published Ada, Ohio: Academy of Management, [1963-].
Adler, N.J. (2008). International Dimensions of Organizational Behavior (5th Edition). Mason, USA: Thomson South-Western. ISBN 978-0-324-36074-5.
Edwards, T. & Rees, C. (2011). International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies (2nd Edition). Essex, England: Pearson Education Limited. ISBN 978-0-273-71612-9.
Harzing, A-W. & Van Ruysseveldt, J. (Eds.). (2011). International Human Resource Management (3rd Edition). London UK: Sage Publications. ISBN 978-1-84787-293-7.