Answer the SECOND question ONLY
1. What is the organization's legal name? Use the internet to research the company's international operations. In what country is it based for tax purposes? In what countries does it have offices/branches?
I have selected APPLE for the purpose of my assignment; APPLE conducts operations all around the globe. APPLE was market leader and lead the market of Smartphone. APPLE is still leading with latest technology, by providing IOS as operating system and through products like iPhone, MAC, iPod and iPad etc.
The legal name of APPLE is APPLE INC. as per form 10-K submitted by the organization [(1) APPLE (2014)].
Based for tax Purposes
APPLE’s head office lies in Cupertino, California. APPLE INC. falls under legal jurisdiction of California State and based in California for tax purposes as well [(1) APPLE (2014)].
Other Branches and Offices
APPLE has offices in America, Japan, India, China, Europe and other countries of Pacific Asia [(1) APPLE (2014), Page 27].
2. Ascertain how well, and by what means, the IHRM department meets the strategic needs of the company to develop a competitive global management cadre. How does the IHRM department meet the needs of expatriates before, during, and after their assignments in order to maximize thier long-term contributions to the company? Be as detailed as possible. Use citations where possible.