1. There is a lot of pressure on organizations in major cities to find a way to allow some employees to telecommute or have flexible hours to reduce traffic, pollution, and overall congestion. What characteristics make jobs less appropriate for telecommuting? How can we manage productivity of telecommuters?
2. When companies staff their international operations, they have a choice in the types of employees they want to hire. Identify different and common classifications of employees when talking about International HRM and why a company might hire one type over another type?
3. Are there specific activities or functions of HR that we should be more concerned with evaluating? What are they? Why do you think they should be measured and other activities ignored?