The influence of global uncertainty on the cross-border performance appraisal: A real options approach

Jane Maley, Robin Kramer

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    Abstract

    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to examine the practice of performance management in a cross-border context in times of global uncertainty.
    Design/methodology/approach: This is a conceptual paper.
    Findings: The findings expose global uncertainty to be wielding a significant influence on performance management.
    Practical implications: A practical framework is developed using real options theory. This approach offers suggestions for multinational corporations to increase the effectiveness of their performance management while at the same time focusing on profit-maximisation.
    Originality/value: This paper enhances international management research by recognizing that real options theory can effectively be applied to improve the effectiveness of performance management in global uncertainty.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)19-40
    Number of pages22
    JournalPersonnel Review
    Volume43
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2014

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