Growing HR in Vietnam, Cambodia (Guest commentary)

Trip by Canadian HR professionals provides global view
By Diane Wiesenthal
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/07/2010

One thing becomes clear when travelling to vastly different regions of the world — there are remarkable similarities and remarkable differences that both distinguish and unite HR practices.

In the May 4, 2009, issue of Canadian HR Reporter, I shared the experiences of a delegation’s trip to explore HR practices in China. Now, the group is back from its trip to Vietnam and Cambodia with fresh lessons from a developing region. (For more information on the program, see sidebar. To view the China article, go to, click on “Advanced Search” and enter article #6857.)

Growth in a developing region