Creating a Learning Organisation Through HRM: A German-Czech Joint Venture (A)

Published 01 Jan 1994
Reference 4475
Region Europe
Summary

The case describes the development of HRM practice in a German-Czech joint venture established in 1991, near Prague. In this JV, there was the explicit intention to create a "Learning Company" and to do so through "Integration versus domination". Issues are raised with regard to the challenges of creating a "shared management" approach.

Teaching objectives

To examine the role of Human Resource Management in creating conditions for organisational learning in East/West European joint ventures.

Keywords
  • HUMAN
  • RESOURCES
  • MANAGEMENT