Assignment on Human resource management
CASE STUDY: FISH TO GO IS GOING PLACES
Your company, Fish to Go, is a quick service restaurant specializing in fish tacos. Your success in the United States has been excellent, and your company has decided to develop an international strategy to further develop your market share. As the vice president for human resources, you have been asked to develop an international staffing strategy. The organization has decided that it makes the most sense to hire host-country nationals to manage the restaurants.
Your current Fish to Go managers earn upwards of $45,000 per year, plus 2 percent profit sharing. The organization is also looking to you to determine and develop a comprehensive training program for your host-country managers.
A training program is also needed for employees, but you have decided to wait and develop this with input from the host-country managers.
Fish to Go has identified Mexico and the UK as the first two countries that will be entered.
(a) What are the advantages of choosing a host-country national (HCN) staffing strategy?
(b) Develop a compensation plan for each of the two countries giving your rationale.
(c) What kind of training program do you suggest for these employees?
Discuss the cultural predispositions MNCs tend to have in managing companies globally.
What are the motivators for employees in an organization? Draw out ways of motivating 3 different clusters of employees in your company – Gen X, Gen Y and Gen Z.