ISBN 9780199204472,International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management



Oxford University Press

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9780199204472

ISBN-10 0199204470


Number of Pages 260 Pages
Language (English)
Key Features 1. Provides comprehensive coverage of the key issues facing multinational corporations in their management of human resources across diverse national boundaries 2. Examines whether companies can have a uniform set of best human resource management principles across a spectrum of nations, irrespective of cultural and institutional individualities 3. The theories and practices of international HRM are set in context with reference to news stories and references to the author's own research 4. Includes studies of HRM practices in the US, UK, Japan, Turkey, the Arab Middle East, India, and China 5. Student-focused with learning objectives, chapter summaries, reading lists and activities 6. End-of-chapter case studies, based on the author's primary research, demonstrate re About the Book: International Human Resource Management This new textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the keyissues facing multinational corporations (MNCs) in their managementof human resources across diverse national boundaries. It attemptsto answer the question, "Can there be a uniform set of best humanresource management (HRM) practices applicable across a spectrum ofnations irrespective of cultural and institutionalindividualities?" The book takes a broad definition of HRM and begins with asummary of key discussions and models in this area before settingthem in the international context of the MNC. Adopting anintegrated approach, the book covers the theories and practices ofinternational HRM and sets them in context with numerous referenceto news stories and case studies developed from the author's ownextensive research. The book is student-focussed with strong learning featuresincluding learning objectives, chapter summaries, reading lists andan activities section in each chapter. Contents Part I: Setting the Scene 1: Introduction: Why Study International HRM? 2: Internationalisation of HRM: Socio-Cultural Contexts 3: Internationalisation of HRM: Institutional Contexts 4: