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Comparison Human Resources Management Between United Stated and India

|Similarities |Differences |
|Leadership style |Employments |
|These both countries prefer to use the leadership style in order to |For united stated, they employ the professional worker and will be |
|manage the human resource system in their organization. |well train meanwhile in India they are divided which is the top |
| |management will be well educated and highly skill while the other |
| |employee are unskilled and uneducated. |
|Working environment |Policies |
|Most of the people in these countries are more prefer to concerned |United state used hire and fired policies meanwhile India, the worker |
|with their carrier and personnel success rather than commitment to the|will work for a long period of times. |
|organizational | |
|Performance oriented | |
|The worker is highly in term performance and taking seriously to the | |
|responsible for the task that has been given. |...

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