HR Challenges in Emerging Markets – Cornell Working Group Paper

Steve Miranda, the Managing Director of the Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies at Cornell does a great job keeping their focus on very topical aspects, and at the same time, keeping the longer term topics on the table.

Most recently, they and American Express hosted a working group in Singapore to discuss the HR challenges in Emerging Countries. They cover everything from talent management, leadership development – to the practical issue of how to deal with a Corporate HQ not in an emerging market.

Below is an example of the information.

Country
Difficulty of Sourcing
Talent
Current Employee Turnover Rate Experienced by WG Participants
Cambodia
3
15‐25%
Indonesia
2
20‐30%
Laos
3
Too Soon to Tell
Malaysia
1
15‐20%
Myanmar
3
Too Soon to Tell
Philippines
1
10‐15%
Thailand
1
10‐15%
Vietnam
1
15‐25%

(1 is easy, 3 is an issue)
I encourage you to read the whole document! 
(Source: https://est05.esalestrack.com/eSalesTrack/Content/Content.ashx?file=36809f49-b53a-456b-b2e9-b845f2305e1d.pdf)

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