Organization of Staff Function in Multinational Companies

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Organization of Staff Function in Multinational Companies
Marta Zanini, Student (University), Member
Which are in MNCs the trends or best practices regarding the staff function in terms of:
- Centralization / delocalization
- In-outsourcing
- Grouping of several functions under one role (e.g. staff function general manager)
- Responsibilities allocations between HQ/ Affiliates
My questions are:
1. What type and size of activities are undertaken in staff functions?
2. What determines those choices?
3. How do these choices change as the geographic scope of the MNC expands?...Sign up

Staff Functions / Corporate Centers
Hermann Doppler, Consultant, Germany, Member
There is good decription of the different possibilities in a Brochure from BCG. You will find it if you search for "Designing the Corporate Center: Ho...Sign up

The Staff Function in Multinational Companies
Marta Zanini, Student (University), Member
@Hermann Doppler: Thank you, I'll read it as soon as possible, meanwhile another good article could be this one "The ...Sign up

Role and Staffing of Corporate Headquarters
Feraidoon Bakhtiari, CxO / Board, Iran, Member
Corporate Headquarters are more or less the same as temple of gods and goddesses in Olympus. They have the power of forecasting, planning, organizing,...Sign up

Factors in Staff Structure, Roles and Responsibilities for MNCs
Dr. Ademola A. Asaya, Professor, United States, Member
First of all, I would prefer to replace the term 'Function' with "Structure":
- Function suggests localized operations, and
- Structure conv...Sign up


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