When Human Resources Goes Global: How Multinational Corporations Can Align Company Culture Across Borders

May 16, 2024
Mike McCalley


In the rapidly globalizing world of business, human resources (HR) play a pivotal role not just in managing personnel but in shaping corporate strategy and culture across international borders. Chuck Heaton, the Vice President of Human Resources at PERMA-PIPE, brings to light the complexities and nuances of managing HR on a global scale, drawing from his recent experiences in the Middle East and his extensive career progression.

What does it take to manage human resources in a multinational corporation effectively? This is the question at the heart of the latest episode of Get Vertical! with Mike McCalley, where host Mike McCalley delves deep into the world of international HR with guest Chuck Heaton.

In this episode, listeners will gain insights into:

  •  The strategic role of HR in aligning global teams with corporate objectives.
  • The importance of understanding the business operations to drive HR initiatives that support growth and profitability.
  • Techniques for maintaining employee engagement and corporate culture across diverse geographical locations.

Chuck Heaton, currently leading HR for PERMA-PIPE, a global engineered pipe services company, offers a wealth of knowledge from his career. He has transformed HR departments by linking HR strategies directly to business outcomes.

Article written by MarketScale.

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