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Business Obligations Across Cultures

What obligations do you feel a company has to ensure that its employees are not harmed by having their chances for advancements limited by social customs of a host country, what international code would be voilated if any did the company make the right decision by opting to follow the norms of the host country. how would you recommend that this situation be handled, what steps should the company take to avoid and resolve situations similar to this in the future when employees are offended or harm by the host country practices

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A company is only truly obligated to follow the law in both its country of origin and its host country. There are, however, often clashes between these two sets of laws and it is in the best interest of the company to rely on fair and sound business practices to protect the well being of human beings - both those in its employ and others - making sure that fair business and labor practices are in place to protect the rights of employees. Human capital is a precious resource and companies can ill afford to lose qualified employees who will leave the ...

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This is a discussion of obligations a company has to ensure that its employees are not harmed by having their chances for advancements limited by social customs of a host country and what international code would be voilated if should the company make the decision to follow the norms of the host country.

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