The specific textbook problem posed by a student was: Describe the relevant factors when considering the localization of HR activities. The solution is more than 200 words and provides two relevant factors for localizing human resource functions; employee relations and labor law compliance when an organization engages in business in foreign countries. It is vital to ensure employees do not feel "abandoned" when working away from the "home" office. Labor laws can vary greatly from one country to another. Localizing HR can assist a company to ensure it is in compliance.