IBS804 Managing in a Globalised World
You are to imagine that you work for your selected medium sized export manufacturing company in New Zealand. Your company has been approached by many parties to set up a manufacturing and distribution operation in Mexico for the first time. In your imagined role as the Head of Human Resources you have been selected by the Board to develop the following.
You are required to develop a leadership strategy for your chosen company. The leadership strategy should cover both countries: New Zealand and Mexico. The strategy should identify and respond to any problems such as: the selection of staff, training and development, culture, ethical issues (such as; child labour, bribery, corruption, sourcing raw materials, business services and the disposal of waste), and other problems that you think the company may face in this new market.
You are required to develop a communication plan to communicate the leadership strategy company wide.Make sure that the communication plan is relevant to the staff in the home country (New Zealand), as well as to the staff in the host country, Mexico.