International Human Resource Management / Edition 3

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Overview

Written by an international team of experts, this text provides an integrated, research-based perspective on the management of people across borders. It begins by looking at how international human resource management (IHRM) has been conceptualized to date (strategically, comparatively, and organizationally); addresses expatriate management and employment practices; considers current practices, and examines the effects of globalization. A final section reviews how IHRM is addressing current issues such gender and work-life balance, regulation of employment, and social responsibility, sustainability, and diversity.

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The Tribune
The features which make the book uniquely helpful to readers are, an overview of learning objectives, chapter outline, further reading, internet resources, case studies, self-assessment questions and companion website…. It goes to the credit of Harzing and Pinnington that the text at no place appears disjointed, although the book has contributions from a large number of authors. The book has a solid research base. It is very comprehensive with a broad and global coverage and provides a detailed overview of main ways that IHRM has been conceptualised and evolved over the years. It has maintained academic rigour and critical focus that have helped the authors to establish its reputation as the one of the most authoritative texts in international human resources management. This book has been very well received by teachers and students the world over.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847872937
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/12/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 641
  • Sales rank: 711,527
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: STRATEGIC, COMPARATIVE AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON IHRM
Strategic Management and IHRM - Ashly H Pinnington
Comparative Human Resource Management - Chris Brewster and Wolfgang Mayrhofer
Culture in International Human Resource Management - Laurence Romani
Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions - Vladimir Pucik, Ingmar Bjorkman, Paul Evans and Gunter K Stahl
Approaches to IHRM - Chris Rowley, Irene Hon-fun Poon and Malcolm Warner
PART TWO: INTERNATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS AND EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES
International Assignments - B Sebastian Reiche and Anne-Wil Harzing
Multinational Companies and the Host Country Environment - Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery and Phil Almond
The Transfer of Employment Practices across Borders in Multinational Companies - Tony Edwards
High Performance Work Systems - Margaret Heffernan, Patrick C Flood and Wenchuan Liu
International Evidence of the Impact on Firms and Employees
PART THREE: IHRM PRACTICES
Managing Knowledge in Multinational Firms - Ingmar Bjorkman, Paul Evans and Vladimir Pucik
The Development of Global Leaders and Expatriates - Yaw A Debrah and Christopher J Rees
Global and Local Resourcing - Ying Zhu, Chris Rowley and Malcolm Warner
Global Performance Management - Arup Varma and Pawan S Budhwar
Total Rewards in the International Context - Meredith Burnett and Mary Ann Von Glinow
PART FOUR: DEVELOPMENTS IN IHRM POLICY AND PRACTICE
Women Leading and Managing Worldwide - Nancy Adler
Global Work Life Management in Multinational Corporations - Helen De Cieri and Anne Bardoel
Regulation and Change in Global Employment Relations - Miguel Martinez Lucio and Robert Mac Kenzie
Social Responsibility, Sustainability and Diversity of Human Resources - Fang Lee Cooke

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