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Impact of offshoring on employees, HR, and the organization

I'm working for an organization that has decided to move its manufacturing to another country and focus more on research and information technology. what would be 2 ways that the shift will impact our current employees, and how would I rationalize my prediction, will I be able to recommend key ways as an HR manager that can help make this change successful. Then what two external forces are there that have caused some companies to move portions of their operations offshore and what are the major implications that offshoring has for the employees of the organization. Outline the primary steps an organization could take to avoid offshoring work.

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Two ways that the shift will impact the current employees are: morale and job security. There is no doubt that offshoring is in increasing discord, one that has a significant impact on morale of employees. When employees are in fear of being laid off due to jobs being moved overseas, their commitment is likely to be damaged. Job security is a critical factor in job satisfaction (SHRM, 2004). Because the decision to offshore is mainly treated as a financial one and HR is not always involved in the decision as whether to offshore. HR is usually brought in to control the process once the decision has already been made to offshore. The decision to offshore is also tied to personnel management and ...

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This solution addressed two ways that the offshoring will impact the current employees for an organization that has decided to move its manufacturing to another country and focus more on research and information technology. It explains how HR managers should rationalize their predictions, external forces that cause some companies to move portions of their operations offshore and an outline of the primary steps an organization can take to avoid offshoring work. 450+ words with reference.

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