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MERCIER, Delphine. The offshore human resource management: the case of transnational and cross-border companies. Rev. Cienc. Soc. [online]. 2015, vol.28, n.37, pp.13-26. ISSN 0797-5538.

It is observed in the border areas a double process: the first is a transnationalization of productive lands and the second is a casualization of industrial sectors with a connection to the commercial sector. This double process has developed since the 60s in Mexico, with a circulation of this model in the 80s in South America, Asia, North Africa, Eastern Europe and consolidation in the 2000s in the Middle East. The development of border areas has involved productive management particularly management of labor, the primary will of these spaces was not only capture a transnational diffusion capacity of goods was mostly used hand cheaper labor. Being the center of these companies thought these companies’ entrepreneurs with a substitution of working tools for labor. In this article we introduce the development of policies of human resources management in this context of globalization

Keywords : Human resources management; workforce; offshore; transnational companies; cross-border companies.

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