Read case 3.1: “Capgemini: A Transnational Organization (France)”, and case 6.2 “Non-Compete Agreements and Value Partners S. A. v. Bain & Company (Italy/ US/ Brazil).”
In a 4-to-6-page written report, address the following questions:
- Does Capgemini meet the criteria for being a transnational? Why or why not?
- What are the HR implications of being a transnational?
a. What makes HRM in a transnational different from HRM in, for instance, a multidomestic firm?
- Should employees be free to move at will from employer to employer?
a. Should there be any constraints on this freedom of movement?
b. Should employers be free to “pirate” employees from competitors?
- Have the web and the Internet (and social networks) changed the importance of intellectual property?
a. Have they changed the way employers view IP?
b. Have they changed the way employees view IP?
c. How about the view of legal systems and cultures in various countries?
d. How are they changing?
Document your citations throughout the text of your report; 7th edition APA format is the accepted format for all Westcliff University classes. Your paper must include an introduction and a clear thesis, several body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Top papers demonstrate a solid understanding of the material AND critical thinking