Discuss how PepsiCo manages employees in other countries. Some questions to consider:
Does PepsiCo have multinational teams? How are multinational teams managed and monitored? Are barriers to communication similar to those encountered local teams? Have you encountered communication missteps due to words and concepts that have different meaning in other cultures?
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The company is PepsiCo which is the parent company for Pepsi, Frito-Lay, Tropicana, Gatorade, and Quaker. Working for this company back in the 1980s, there were many global factors involved. Not only handling diversity with employees but also with customers.
The organization has multinational teams that affect everything they do from marketing promotions, sales, diversity in products, and diversity in the workforce. Each department had a team and then the company branch had an overseer who would knit the teams together. Communication globally with other divisions was imperative as the company would allow employees to visit others locations to get a better idea of how the company was run and get acquainted with the culture of that division. In 2012, PepsiCo located in the United Kingdom and Ireland, "implemented the Strategies for Success Women's Program. Launched in 2012, this customized program is designed to accelerate female managers within PepsiCo." (http://www.pepsico.com/Purpose/Talent-Sustainability/Diversity-and-Inclusion)
Additionally, working in IT, Information Techs would visit different IT locations and spend a week at a time getting to know the people, their cultures, and how their operations ...
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