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What are the major differences between an HR department in an international company and a department in a national company? What issues do you face if you are handling outsourcing HR functions? What issues do you face if you are handling offshoring HR functions?

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1. Major differences between an HR department in an international company and a department in a national company

The differences lie in the span of operation.

National HR companies serve the internal labor needs of a country. It is mandated to:

a.) Ensure that all hiring and employment practices are in compliance with and local labor laws.
b.) Provide a work environment that recognizes diversity and encourages employee development.
c.) Maintain a pay and benefits package that is competitive with the local industry.
d.) Realize the need of employees to balance work and family life.
e.) Recognize that a company's most valuable assets are its employees.
f.) Provide a safe work environment that is free from discrimination.
g.) Administer constructive feedback and progressive discipline to resolve performance issues.
h.) Acknowledge employee privacy laws and keep confidential information secure.
i.) Ensure fair treatment of all employees by regulating consistency in policies and procedures.
j.) Maintain filing and record-keeping requirements mandated by federal, state, and local regulations.

On the other hand, HR department in an international company caters to the human resources needs of countries around the globe. Their operation is more complex than HR doing local operations.

Globalised Functions of the International HR Department are as follows:

a.) ...

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