International HRM in the Context of NAFTA and Canada’s International Trade “The pressures for the global integration of markets give added importance to understanding international HRM” Discuss this statement in the context of NAFTA and Canada’s growing business links with Asia, Mexico and South America. The North American Free Trade Agreement better known as NAFTA was implemented in 1994 between the United States, Canada and Mexico. As a result of NAFTA the economies of the three countries experienced rapid growth in terms of foreign investment and job opportunities (“Cultural Differences and HRM”, n.d .). As a result of the rapid economic growth of the three countries International Human Resource Management (IHRM) was a necessary off...The end:
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