International human resource management in the context of human capital of multi-national organizations in Laos
Nel, Pieter; Sisavath, Mingkhouankham
Citation:Nel, P.S., and Sisavath, M. (2014). International human resource management in the context of human capital of multi-national organizations in Laos. 16th Gbata conference, 8-12 July. Baku, Azerbaijan.pp 406-413 Editors: N.J. Delener, L. Fluxman. F.Victor,& S. Rodrigues. Global Business and Technology Association(Ed.), ISBN 1932917101
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3026
Human resources is one of the key assets of organizations at both national and international levels and suggests that it becomes more complex once an organization is operating across borders. This research project was conducted in the context of the human capital of Laos as the host country. A questionnaire was administered to 90 employees of five international organizations in August 2013. The main finding was that the key constraint to practicing IHRM in Laos is the shortage of skilled labour. The belief also exists that education level supports employees in their job, bul the result was not significant. The result was significant that education, regardless of level, can support employees ' capacity to do their job.