Readings and Cases in International Human Resources Management / Edition 3

Readings and Cases in International Human Resources Management / Edition 3

by Mark E. Mendenhall, Gary R. Oddou
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324006349

ISBN-13: 9780324006346

Pub. Date: 06/25/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning


The purpose of this book is to bring together a group of readings and cases that will allow HR practitioners to fully explore the emerging field of international HRM.  See more details below

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The purpose of this book is to bring together a group of readings and cases that will allow HR practitioners to fully explore the emerging field of international HRM.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324006346
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
06/25/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
536
Product dimensions:
6.41(w) x 9.14(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents


PART 1. THE CONTEXT OF INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Reading 1.1. Global Strategy and Its Impact on Local Operations: Lessons from Gillette Singapore. Reading 1.2. Managing the Global Workforce: Challenges and Strategies. PART 2: STRATEGY AND INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Reading 2.1. Convergence or Divergence: Human Resource Practices and Policies for Competitive Advantage Worldwide. Reading 2.2. The Link Between Business Strategy and IHRM Practices. Case 2.1. Novell: Transforming Culture. Case 2.2. The Anstichehof Infrared Coating Corporation-AICC. PART 3: STAFFING FOR INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS. Reading 3.1. Flexible Working in Europe. Reading 3.2. The International Assignment Reconsidered. Case 3.1. Computex Corporation. Case 3.2. Recruiting a Manager for BRB, Israel. PART 4: MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT. Reading 4.1. Women Managers and International Assignments: Some Recommendations for Bridging the Gap. Reading 4.2. Management Development: An Africa Focus. Reading 4.3. Management Development in Europe: A Study in Cultural Contrast. Case 4.1. Career Management of Highfliers at Alcatel. Case 4.2. Andreas Weber's Assignment to New York: A Case Study in Expatriate Repatriation and Career Planning. PART 5: PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL AND COMPENSATION. Reading 5.1. Rethinking International Compensation. Reading 5.2. Expatriate Performance Appraisal: Problems and Solutions. Case 5.1. The Road to Hell. Case 5.2. High Technology, Inc.: The International Benefits Problem. PART 6: LABOR AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS. Reading 6.1 Strategic Management of Worker Health and Safety Issues in Mexico's Maquiladora Industry. Reading 6.2. U.S. Expatriates and the Civil Rights Act of 1991: Dissolving Boundaries. Reading 6.3. Effective Rightsizing Strategies in Japan and America: Is There a Convergence of Employment Practices? Case 6.1. Anatomy of a Paraguayan Strike. Case 6.2. Labor Relations at EuroDisneyland. PART 7: CROSS-CULTURAL ISSUES IN PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY. Reading 7.1. Evolution of Mondragon: Changes in a Model of Worker Ownership. Reading 7.2. Cultural Implications of Implementing TQM in Poland. Reading 7.3. Designing and Supporting Transnational Teams: The Human Resource Agenda. Case 7.1. How to Implement Total Quality Management in Strong Cultures: Alignment or Saturations? Case 7.2. Organizational Transformational at Skoda in the Czech Republic: An HRM Perspective. PART 8: HUMAN RESOURCE ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES. Reading 8.1. The Formation of an International Joint Venture: Marley Automotive Components. Reading 8.2. Challenges Facing General Managers of International Joint Ventures. Case 8.1. Suji-INS K.K. Case 8.2. A Strategy-Driven Joint Venture in Hungary. PART 9: MANAGING EXPATRIATE ASSIGNMENTS. Reading 9.1. A Practical But Theory-Based Framework for Selecting Cross-Cultural Training Methods. Reading 9.2. The Contemporary International Assignment: A Look at the Options. Reading 9.3. American Expatriates Abroad: From Neophytes to Cosmopolitans. Case 9.1. Fred Bailey: An Innocent Abroad-A Case Study in Cross-Cultural Management. Case 9.2. Catskill Roads.

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