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In the meantime, expatriates should be encouraged to take a placement in this countryby means of additional bonuses and incentives. Objectives and goals include identifying those native born workerswho are capable of responding to the management track programming andmoving a minimum of 2 percent of the head count into upper and middlelevel managerial level positions between 2 7 and 2 1 , via the MDP andJUMP programs. International Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational Context, pp. The company is constrainedfurther by the high number of expatriates currently working in Kazakhstan'sfour locations. Additionally, once these individuals have completed the JUMPprogram, they should be admitted to the MDP if successful. 337-344. All are affected negatively by asmall domestic labor market for qualified managers and specialists, thecountry is not an attractive overseas placement for Bosch's pool of willingexpatriates and local candidates have limited mobility lack broadernational or international experiences. Each of these separate functions/units is ata different stage of product maturity. It is highly recommended that of the 2 3 executive and middle/lowmanagement staff required, the transformation from reliance on expatriatestaffing to local MDP members and/or JUMP participants should occur between2 1 and 2 14. Finally, moving talent from within thefirm to Kazakhstan placements via the Junior Managers JUMP or ManagementDevelopment Plan (MDP) will be difficult at best.Situation Analysis The corporate philosophy at Bosch is to advance talent from withinthrough a structured career development and training process which mandatesat least a two-year expatriate placement. Leadershipdevelopment center participation should emphasize advancing Kazakhstan'snationals. Between 2 7 and 2 1 ,the number of expatriates placed in low, middle, and upper managementshould…...

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