Company A opened their business in Japan and hired 2 Americans to run the company. However, John (the assistant manager) quickly became a "native" resulting in speaking their language, marrying a japanese wife and liviing in japan permenantely. However, George, is concerned for John because he is taking characteristics of a Japanese executive and adapting to the Japanese business culture. George (the manager) wants John to detach his views from Japan and utilize the ideology of the American way to run a business (the US viewpoints). For example. John will not fire an employee who was slacking for 2 years because it is in the Japanese culture not to fire your employee. George believes he should be fired because of his laziness.
Q: How would you describe George and Johns attitudes toward implementing US personnel policies in the Japanese Operations? What are the major reasons for the differences in attidtude.
Me: i think john is following the model of Ploycentrism and George is following Ethnocentrism. (please help me with this problem and elaborate)
Human Resource management involves the development of organization systems and practices for the planning, acquisition, development and utilization of manpower.
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