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Running head: GLOBAL CHALLENGES TO HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT 1

Global Challenges o Hu!an Ca"ial Manage!en
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GLOBAL CHALLENGES TO HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT &
Global Challenges o Hu!an Ca"ial Manage!en
One o' he (hallenges ha he global )o*+'o*(e is (u**enl, 'a(ing is in'o*!aion 'lo)
blo(+age o* !o*e s"e(i'i(all, disse!inaing +no)ledge '*o! one lo(aion o anohe* and
s"*eading inno-aion .Robe*s/ 0osse+/ 1 O2e+i/ 1334/ "5 3675 Cu**en global o*gani2aions need
s*u(u*es )he*e all unis (on(u**enl, *e(ei-e and "*o-ide in'o*!aion as !u(h o' a (o!"an,8s
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'o* his in'o*!aion o be !ade a((essible o all ne((essa*, !anage*s )ihin a (o!"an, no
!ae* hei* lo(aion5 One soluion o his (hallenge is b, i!"le!ening solid -i*ual soluions5
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in'o*!aion (o!e no '*o! he "a*en lo(aion bu '*o! is ohe* lo(aions a*ound he )o*ld5 A
!anage* in one o''i(e !a, ha-e a )o*+ing s*aeg, ha is being i!"le!ened o !a+e )o*+
ea!s !o*e e''e(ien5 I' his s*aeg, (ould be i!"le!ened b, !anage*s in ohe* lo(aions he*e
needs o be a )a, 'o* he ne) s*aeg, o* "*o(edu*e o be -ie)ed and sudied b, he ohe*
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o in'o*!all, (o!!uni(aed ba(+g*ound in'o*!aion .Robe*s/ 0osse+/ 1 O2e+i/ 1334/ "5 19975
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globall, .Cas(io/ &91%/ "5 1&675 :i*ual soluions )ould (onsis o' "*a(i(es ha !a+e use o'
ele(*oni( (o!!uni(aions li+e he Ine*ne/ -ideo (on'e*en(ing/ and ele(*oni( daabases
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)hi(h (an be used on (o!"ue*s/ ables/ and !obile "hones5
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he ools a-ailable o he!5 :ideo(on'e*en(ing/ online daabases/ and !essage boa*ds a*e Aus a
'e) o"ions !enioned a-ailable o (o!"anies and )hile !anaging a global )o*+'o*(e has !an,
(hallenges he use o' -i*ual soluions )ill i!!ensel,5
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Re'e*en(e
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Challenges and s*aegies5 Academy of Management Executive, 12.67/ 3%@19B5
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Cas(io/ >5 C5 .&91%75 Managing Human Resources .3h ed575 Ne) Do*+/ ND: M(G*a)@Hill
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