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Developing and Retaining Human Capital in a Multinational Enterprise: A case study of a Swedish multinational enterprise in the automotive industry
Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
Mälardalen University, School of Business, Society and Engineering.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (One Year)), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

Research question:How is human capital developed and retained by a Swedish multinational enterprise that operates in the automotive industry?

Purpose of the study: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate and understand how human capital is developed and retained by a Swedish multinational enterprise that operates in the automotive industry.

Methodology: The qualitative research approach was used for this study. Primary data was obtained through semi-structured interviews. Additional information was obtained through other sources such as books, scientific articles and the internet.                                                             

Conclusion: The studied MNE adopts a unique strategy for retaining its human capital. The studied MNE offers its employees stability and safety instead of high salaries. Keywords:  Human capital, human resources, human resource management, intangible assets, intellectual capital,automotive industries, multinational enterprise.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 69 p.
Keyword [en]
Human capital, human resource management, intangible assets, intellectual capital, automotive industries, multinational enterprise
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-19281OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-19281DiVA: diva2:629906
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Business Administration
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Available from: 2013-06-27 Created: 2013-06-17 Last updated: 2013-06-27Bibliographically approved

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