The ability to work across cultures is quickly becoming an essential competency for managers.
For this assignment, apply Module 3 concepts to the function of recruiting and hiring using a real-world scenario.
Begin your research by identifying a public (stock-traded) multinational corporation (McDoanalds) headquartered in the United States with a posted job opening for a global manager.
Based on the job posting and robust research on the company, answer the following questions in the form of an essay:
What position or philosophy does the MNC take to promote business ethics, diversity, and intercultural and cross-cultural relationships, as evidenced in its annual reports and other publications? Present specific examples to make the argument and support your conclusion.
(Data may be found in a multitude of corporate publications such as annual reports, ethical codes, codes of conduct, corporate social responsibility or sustainability reports, 10Ks, and others.)
What evidence is there for determining if the MNC uses a language strategy aligned with its vision?
Does the MNC posted job description and requirements align with the corporate reports and publications on ethics, diversity, multinational positions?
What communication barriers were present from either your perspective, or possibly from the perspective of an applicant from another country/culture?
What changes might be made so the job description is more tightly align with content in corporate reports and publications?
Write a revised job description to incorporate changes. Place both the original and revised job description as Appendix A.
Your paper should be 4 to 6 pages long plus one appendix;
Have a relevant introduction outlining what topics will be discussed. Concluded with a strong conclusion that takes a stance supporting your critical thinking. Do not simply rewrite the introduction in the conclusion. Cite a minimum of 6 scholarly sources to support your positions, claims, and observations (Please use one of the provided sources). Relevant subheadings for each topic discussed Each paragraph should be 4-6 sentences long and supported by 1-2 in-text citations in each paragraph.