Please answer THREE questions from the list below. Each question counts one-third of the marks. Essay-style answers are required. Please use appropriate concepts, research and literature that were covered in the module to address each question.
Word limit: 3,000 (1,000 per question)
1. To what extent can the HR system, human capital and knowledge of Bridgewater Associates be considered sources of sustainable competitive advantage? What lessons can be learnt for company? Bridgewater case study attached in the additional material
2. To what extent and in what ways should HRM systems be differentiated across employee groups within the organization? Discuss critically.
3. Outline the approaches and methods you would use to increase the chances of success of international expatriate assignments in terms of cultural assimilation. Lincolin case study attached in the additional material