International Human Resource Management

Series
Pearson
Author
Tony Edwards / Chris Rees  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
3
Language
English
Total pages
376
Pub.-date
October 2016
ISBN13
9781292004105
ISBN
129200410X
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Description

This engaging textbook offers a readable introduction to International Human Resource Management. It explores the international dimensions of managing human resources, with a focus on comparative HRM and multinational organisations. It tackles the issues raised by cross-national differences in HRM styles and explores key themes.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Globalization, National Systems & Multinational Companies

Chapter 2 - National Employment Systems and International HRM

Chapter 3 - The European Union: A Case of Advanced Regional Integration

Chapter 4 - International Structure and Strategy

Chapter 5 - Global Integration

Chapter 6 - The Transfer of HR Practices in MNCs

 Chapter 7 - Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

 Chapter 8 - Outsourcing and Human Resource Management

Chapter 9 - International Leadership Development

Chapter 10 - Recruitment and Selection of International Managers

Chapter 11 - International pay and compensation

Chapter 12 - International and Comparative Employee Voice

 Chapter 13 - International Corporate Social Responsibility

 Chapter 14 - International Migration and HRM

 

Back Cover

International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies

 

Tony Edwards & Chris Rees, Third edition

 

This engaging textbook offers an accessible introduction to International Human Resource Management. It explores the international dimensions of managing human resources with a focus on comparative HRM and multinational organisations. It tackles the issues raised by cross-national differences in HRM styles and explores key themes, including:

 

  • The meaning of globalization and the extent to which it is a novel phenomenon.
  • Challenges to national traditions and changes in national systems.
  • Debates and controversy around key issues in international HRM.
     

Ideal for undergraduates taking International HRM courses, those taking Masters programmes in HRM, and MBA students, the text may also be relevant to comparative industrial relations courses that feature multinational companies.

 

Fully revised and updated in this new third edition, this textbook features:

 

  • Clear, cohesive themes that run throughout the book and show the big picture.
  • Broad depth of coverage of multinational companies, reflecting current hot topics.
  • Real-life case studies throughout, showing how the theory applies in practice.
  • Contributions by experts in the field, actively edited by the lead authors to ensure that the book is clear and consistent for the reader.
     

About the authors

 

Tony Edwards is Professor of Comparative Management at Kings' College London.

Chris Rees is Professor of Employment Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London.