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2013 | 6(95) HRD (Rozwój zasobów ludzkich) | 49-66

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Rola strategii rozwoju zasobów ludzkich w przejęciach międzynarodowych: amerykańskie i indyjskie kultury organizacji i ich wpływ na proces akulturacji



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HRD’s role in cross-border acquisition acculturation: a case study of US and Indian organizational culture and its impact on acculturation

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This paper examines how Human Resource Development (HRD) influences organizational culture in the acculturation process of cross-border acquisitions. Acculturation is defined as the process of developing a shared organizational culture of two organizations during a cross-border acquisition. The acquisition of a 30-year-old, well established family-owned business in India by a relatively new, ten-year-old American firm provides the focus for the research. A qualitative approach was used incorporating on-site interviews and observations at locations in the United States and India, and analysis of archival data and documentation. The findings of this study indicate that, among other factors, an organizational culture focused on the training and development of employees on the part of the acquiring organization, as well as an organizational culture which has the desire to learn and grow on the part of the acquired organization, are key factors to successful acculturation in cross-border acquisitions.
Niniejszy artykuł opisuje sposób, w jaki proces rozwoju zasobów ludzkich wpływa na kulturę organizacji w procesie akulturacji podczas przejęć międzynarodowych, czyli tworzenia wspólnej kultury organizacyjnej dwóch organizacji połączonych w wyniku przejęcia międzynarodowego. W przeprowadzonym badaniu skoncentrowano się na przypadku przejęcia 30-letniej firmy rodzinnej o ugruntowanej pozycji rynkowej w Indiach przez stosunkowo nową, 10-letnią firmę amerykańską. W badaniu zastosowano podejście jakościowe z wykorzystaniem wywiadów i obserwacji przeprowadzonych w obu firmach (w USA i Indiach) oraz analizy archiwalnych danych i dokumentów. Wyniki pokazują, że kluczowymi czynnikami warunkującymi udany proces akulturacji w przejęciach międzynarodowych są: kultura organizacji przejmującej koncentrująca się na szkoleniach i rozwoju pracowników oraz kultura organizacji przejmowanej, która chce się uczyć i rozwijać




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  • Education and Human Resource Development, Texas A&M (TAMU)


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