HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SAUDI ARABIA

 
 
 
 
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDIZATION OF THE WORK FORCE

This research examines the effects on human resource management in Saudi Arabian organizations of the Saudi government's policy to Saudi-ize the country's work force. Saudization of the work force refers to efforts to replace alien labor in Saudi Arabia with Saudi citizens (Euromoney, 1985, p. 31). The findings of this research are presented in the following discussions: (1) development and character of the problem; (2) the Saudization policy; and (3) the effects of the Saudization policy on human resource management within organizations in Saudi Arabia.

Development and Character of the Problem

Gaining control from the international oil companies of its crude oil resources provided Saudi Arabia with the funds which enabled to country to embark on a massive program of economic and social development. Prior to the time this development began, the foreign workers who had been in the country were few in number, were employed in highly skilled or managerial positions, and were effectively isolated from most of the Saudi population.

These earlier foreign workers were representatives of foreign governments or of foreign private sector organizations, advisers to the Saudi government, highly placed public administrators in the Saudi bureaucracy, or skilled workers in the oil fields. None of these workers either enjoyed or expected any political rights. Neither did they live among or mingle with ordina

     
 
 
 
    

 

Related Essays

Public Sector in Saudi Arabia INTRODUCTION Introduction and Purpo .... This concern is particularly great in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where the .... to define the poles of the continuum of human resource management practices, in .... (3549 14 )

Viacom's Human Resource System .... Australia, Egypt, Greece, Iceland, Russia, Georgia, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, and 67 .... C. (1995, March 1).Towards a 'European' model of human resource management. .... (2616 10 )

Influence of Saudi Arabia INTRODUCTION Over the past three dec .... Action in every field of human activity, including the .... of Saudi Arabia's crude oil resource are examined .... The problems in the administrative management of Saudi .... (9637 39 )

Raw Materials Exports .... In each instance, the development of human resources and .... promote the development of the Saudi productive capacity .... Distribution: A crisis of resource management. .... (2472 10 )

Risk of Electronically Stored Data .... owned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is .... of the work force, Saudi organizations were .... intercultural relations with respect to human resource management. .... (9682 39 )


Category: Foreign - H
 
 
 
Common Topics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click Here to Get Instant Access to over 32,000 Professionally Written Papers!!!
 
 
 
Join Now  
 
 
 
 
 
Saved Papers  
 
 
Save your essays here so you can locate them quickly!
 
 
 
Testimonials  
 
"Thank you for making such a high quality site! Your papers are the best I have seen around"
Debbie B.
 
"Your site was very helpful and gave me the details I needed in order to complete my essay!!!"
Mike F.
 
"This site is an excellent vehicle for quick referrences. Thanks a bunch!"
Carla T.
 
"Great site, I got a lot of new ideas I would have never thought of before."
Nate A.
 
"I love this site!!!"
Marie H.
 
 
 
 
Copyright © 2007 - 2014 Lots of Essays. All Rights Reserved. DMCA