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Human resource management (HRM) is the strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organization's employees. As the need for effective and top staff rises, Managing the Global Workforce provides the most up to date and topical information on accessing human resource management. Written by Paula Caligiuri, an author recognized as one of the most prolific authors in the field of international business for her work in global careers, this book covers the full range of strategic, comparative, and cross-cultural issues affecting the way a workforce is managed globally.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405107327
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/22/2010
  • Series: Global Dimensions of Business Series, #1
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 230
  • Sales rank: 1,417,761
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Paula Caligiuri, Professor of Human Resource Management, Schoolof Management and Labor Relations, Rutgers University, USA
As a leading expert in strategic human resource management witha focus on international management, global leadership development,and international assignee management, Paula has been recognized asone of the most prolific authors in the field of internationalbusiness for her work in global careers and global leadershipdevelopment and has lectured in numerous universities in the UnitedStates, Asia, and Europe. Paula is also a popular blogger on thesetopics (
Her publishing successes includes a co-authored a book with StevenPoelmans, entitled Harmonizing Work, Family, and PersonalLife (Cambridge Press, 2008) and Get a Life, Not a Job(FT Press, 2010), several articles in the International Journalof Human Resource Management, Journal of World Business, Journal ofApplied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and InternationalJournal of Intercultural Relations.

Jaime Bonache, Professor of Human Resources, ESADE BusinessSchool, Spain
Before joining ESADE, Jaime was Professor of Human Resources atCranfield School of Management (England) and Carlos III Universityof Madrid (Spain). In 2007 he attained his habilitation asProfessor of Organization Studies, the highest academicqualification a person can achieve in Spain. Jaime holds an M.A. inPhilosophy from Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), and a Economics and Business Administration from the UniversidadAutónoma de Madrid (Spain).
Jaime has written/edited four books, two of them (DirecciónEstratégica de Personas and Dirección dePersonas, with Angel Cabrera) have been best-sellers ina number of Spanish-speaking countries. He has been guest editor ofthree special issues on trends in international human resources andpublished a large number of articles in leading journals,includingOrganization Studies, Human Resource ManagementJournal, The International Journal of HRM, Journal of BusinessResearch, and HRM Review. Jaime is a frequent speaker atacademic and professional conferences and is widely recognized asone of Europe's leading authorities on international human resourcemanagement.

David Lepak, Professor of Human Resource Management,and Chairperson of the Human Resource Management, School ofManagement and Labor Relations, Rutgers University,USA
David received his PhD in management from the PennsylvaniaState University and is a leading scholar in the strategicmanagement of human resources and teaches and conducts research ona variety of human resource topics with dual interests in strategichuman resource management and international human resourcemanagement.  He is a frequent presenter to many domestic andinternational audiences.
David has co-authored a comprehensive textbook with Mary Gowan,entitled Human Resource Management (Prentice Hall, 2008).His research has appeared in a variety of outlets such as:Research in Personnel and Human Resource Management, Academy ofManagement Review, Academy of Management, Journal, Journal ofApplied Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Resource,Management, Human Resource Management Review, among others.

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Table of Contents

About the Authors.

Chapter 1 Introduction to International Dimensions of HumanResource Management.

Chapter 2 Global Business Strategy: The Foundation for Managingthe Global Workforce.

Chapter 3 Comparative HR Systems: The Context for Managing theGlobal Workforce.

Chapter 4 Cross-cultural Differences: The Cultural Lens forManaging the Global Workforce.

Chapter 5 Global Workforce Planning: The Global Mobility ofPeople, Jobs, and Knowledge.

Chapter 6 Managing Competencies: Recruitment, Selection,Training and Development of the Global Workforce.

Chapter 7 Managing Attitudes and Behavior: Motivating andRewarding the Global Workforce.

Chapter 8 Conclusions.


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