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International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management

First Edition
Four Volume Set
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March 2009 | 1 592 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Over the last two decades, international human resource management (IHRM) has evolved into an important field of research, teaching, and practice. Until recently the focus of IHRM was on how to best manage human resources (HRs) in the multinational enterprise; however, IHRM has now evolved to incorporate two more perspectives, cross-cultural HRM, and comparative HRM. Significant developments are taking place in the corporate world which have serious implications for IHRM. These include globalization, increasing foreign direct investments into emerging markets, growing intensity of cross-border alliances, growth of multinationals from emerging markets (such as China and India), increasing movement of people around the globe, and an increasing trend in business process outsourcing to new economies. This emerging global economic scenario is creating immense opportunities for IHRM students and researchers.

International Human Resource Management brings together articles which highlight the historical evolution of IHRM, discuss the contemporary issues and make projections for further developments in the field. The articles have been selected and arranged into sections in a way to help the reader better understand the developments in the field from different perspectives.

Introduction: Developments in IHRM

R.S. Schuler, P. Sparrow and P. Budhwar
An Integrative Framework of Strategic International Human Resource Management

R.S. Schuler, P.H. Dowling and H. De Cieri
Toward an Integrative Model of Strategic International Human Resource Management

S. Taylor, S. Beechler and N. Napier
Strategic Human Resource Management in Multinational Enterprises: Theoretical and empirical developments

H. DeCieri, and P.J. Dowling
International Human Resource Management: A thematic update and suggestions for future research

R.S. Schuler and I. Tarique
Strategy, Structure and the External Environment
Patterns of Strategic Control within MNCs

Y.L. Doz, and C.K. Prahala
Influences on Human Resource Management Practices in Multinational Corporations

P.M. Rosenzweig and N. Nohria
Strategic Human Resources: A new source for competitive advantage in the global arena

L.K. Stroh and P.M. Caligiuri
Converting Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage

A. Gupta and V. Govindarajan
Human Resource Issues and Activities in International Joint Ventures

R.S. Schuler
HR Issues and Activities in Mergers and Acquisitions

R.S. Schuler and S. Jackson
Strategic Alliances, Organizational Learning and Competitive Advantage: The HRM agenda

V. Pucik
Knowledge and Learning Creation and Transfer
Knowledge Creation and Learning in International HRM

K. Kamoche
Knowledge Flows within Multinational Corporations

A. Gupta and V. Govindarajan
Knowledge Flows in MNCs: An empirical test and extension of Gupta and Govindarajan's typology of subsidiary roles

A.W. Harzing and N. Noorderhaven
Managing Subsidiary Knowledge Creation: The effect of control mechanisms on subsidiary local embeddedness

U. Andersson, I. Bjorkman and M. Forsgren
Introduction: Developments in cross-cultural HRM [order]?

P. Sparrow, R.S. Schuler and P. Budhwar
Planning and Staffing
Expatriate Selection, Training and Career Pathing: A review and critique

M.E. Mendenhall, E. Dunbar and G.R. Oddou
A Review and Agenda for Expatriate HRM

C. Brewster and H. Scullion
Who's in Charge? An empirical study of executive staffing practices in foreign multinationals

A.W. Harzing
A Theory-based Framework for Strategic Global Human Resource Staffing Policies and Practices

M. Harvey, C. Speier and M. Novicevic
Changing Patterns of Global Staffing in the Multinational Enterprise: Challenges to the conventional expatriate assignment and emerging alternatives

D.G. Collings, H. Scullion and M.J. Morley
A Model of Multinational Enterprise Subsidiary Staffing composition

I. Tarique, R. Schuler and Y. Gong
Training, Development and Leadership
Toward the Boundaryless Career: A closer look at the expatriate career concepts and the perceived implications of an international assignment

G.K. Stahl, E.L. Miller and R.L. Tung
Selection and Training of Personnel for Overseas Assignments

R.L. Tung
Managing Globally Competent People

N.J. Adler and S. Bartholomew
Cultivating a Global Mindset

A.K. Gupta and V. Govindarajan
Compensation and Performance Management
Employee Performance Management Across Borders: A review of relevant academic literature

L.M. Claus and D.R. Briscoe
Compensation Strategy in a Global Context

L.R. Gomez-Mejia and T.M. Welbourne
International Compensation Practices: A ten-country comparative analysis

K. Roth, J. Milliman, H. De Cieri and P.H. Dowling
Host Country National Reactions to Expatriate Pay Policies: A model and implications

S.M. Toh and A.S. DeNisi
IHR Department/Function
In Search of the Changing Role of the Corporate Human Resource Function in the International Firm

H. Scullion and K. Starkey
Towards a New Model of Globalizing HRM

C. Brewster, P. Sparrow and H. Harris
Toward a Comprehensive Model of International Adjustment: An integration of multiple theoretical perspectives

J.S. Black, M. Mendenhall and G. Oddou
VOLUME 3: CROSS-CULTURAL Human Resource Management
Introduction: Developments in cross-cultural HRM

P. Sparrow, R.S. Schuler and P. Budhwar
Key Perspectives on the Cross-Cultural Management Field
The Cultural Relativity of Organizational Practices and Theories

G. Hofstede
Cross-cultural Management Research: The Ostrich and the trend

N.J. Adler
The Cross-cultural Puzzle of International Human Resource Management

A. Laurent
Managing Cross-national and Intra-national Diversity

R. Tung
Internationalization and Varieties of Capitalism: The limited effects of cross-national coordination of economic activities on the nature of business systems

R. Whitley
Dimensions and Models of Culture
Clustering Countries on Attitudinal Dimensions: A review and synthesis

S. Ronen and O. Shenkar
A Theory of Cultural Value Differences: Some implications for work

S.H. Schwartz
Understanding Cultures and Implicit Leadership Theories Across the Globe: An introduction to project GLOBE

R.J. House, M. Javidan, P. Hanges and P. Dorfman
Cultural Dimensions at the Individual Level of Analysis: The cultural orientation framework

M.L. Maznevski, J.J. DiStefano, C.B. Gomez, N.G. Noorderhaven and P.C. Wu
The Many Dimensions of Culture

H.C. Triandis
Cross-Cultural Training and Individual Capability
Cross-Cultural Training Effectiveness: A review and a theoretical framework for future research

S.J. Black and M. Mendenhall
Global Mindsets and Cognitive Shift in a Complex Multinational Corporation

T. Murtha, S. Lenway and R.P. Bagozzi
Strategic HRM through the Cultural Looking Glass: Mapping the cognition of British and Indian managers

P.S. Budhwar and P.R. Sparrow
Cultural Intelligence: Is such a capacity credible?

C. Hampden-Turner and F. Trompenaars
Methodological Insights
Hoftstede's Model of National Culture Differences and Their Consequences: A triumph of faith- a failure of analysis

B. McSweeney
Structural Equivalence in Multilevel Research

F.J.R. Van de Vijver and Y.H. Poortinga
A Dynamic, Multi-level Model of Culture: From the micro level of the individual to the macro level of a global culture

M. Erez and E. Gati
Contextual Influences on Culture Research: shifting assumptions for new workplace realities

S.A. Sackmann and M.E. Phillips
Introduction: Developments in cross-national comparative HRM

P. Budhwar, R.S. Schuler and P. Sparrow
Conceptual and Theoretical Perspectives in Comparative HRM
Comparative HRM: A systems perspective

J.P. Begin
Building the Theory of Comparative HRM

P.F. Boxall
Towards a European Model of Human Resource Management

C. Brewster
Rethinking Comparative and Cross National Human Resource Management Research

P. Budhwar and Y. Debrah
Reconceptualizing Comparative Industrial Relations: Lessons from international research

R. Locke, T. Kochan and M. Piore
Frameworks for Cross-National Comparative HRM Investigations
Comparative Research in Human Resource Management: A review and an example

C. Brewster, O. Tregaskis, A. Hegewisch and L. Mayne
An Integrative Framework for Understanding Cross-national Human Resource Management Practices

P. Budhwar and S. Sparrow
Institutional and Rational Determinants of Organizational Practices: Human resource management in European firms

P.N. Gooderham, O. Nordhaug and K. Ringdal
Converging Divergences: World changes in employment systems

H.C. Katz and O. Darbishire
A Framework for the Comparative Analysis of Personnel Administration

V.V. Murray, H.C. Jain and R.J. Adams
Redefining the Field of European Human Resource Management: A battle between national mindsets and forces of business transition

P.R. Sparrow and J.M. Hiltrop
Empirical Investigations in Cross-National HRM
Human Resource Management in Europe: Evidence from ten countries

C. Brewster and H.H. Larsen
National Factors Determining Indian and British HRM practices: An empirical study

P. Budhwar and P. Sparrow
Competition and Change: Mapping the Indian HRM recipe against world-wide patterns

P. Sparrow and P. Budhwar
Convergence or Divergence: Human resource practices and policies for competitive advantage worldwide

P. Sparrow, R. Schuler and S. Jackson
Converging or Diverging? A comparative analysis of trends in contingent employment practice in Europe over a decade

O. Tregaskis and C. Brewster

Pawan Budhwar

Pawan Budhwar is the 50th Anniversary Professor of International HRM at Aston Business school. More About Author

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