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International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management

Fourth Edition
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March 2017 | 568 pages | SAGE Texts

The earlier editions of this bestselling textbook have guided thousands of students through their International Human Resource Management studies. This edition retains the critical edge, academic rigour and breadth of coverage, which has established this book as the most authoritative text in the market. Updated by our international team of experts, the book provides an even more stimulating journey through the core curriculum, contemporary debates and emerging issues in IHRM.

New to the fourth edition:

• Reduced number of chapters to allow for greater depth and an improved structure ensuring fundamental topics underpin your knowledge

• Expanded coverage of Equality and Diversity, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability and Cross-cultural Management in line with developments in the field

• New Stop and Reflect feature, which provides an opportunity to test your understanding at regular intervals


Part I: Cultural, Comparative and Organizational Perspectives on IHRM
Laurence Romani
Culture and Cross-Cultural Management
Chris Brewster and Wolfgang Mayrhofer
Comparative Human Resource Management
Tony Edwards
The Transfer of Employment Practices across Borders in Multinational Companies
Chris Rowley, Jean Qi Wei and Malcolm Warner
Approaches to International Human Resource Management
Part II: International Assignments and Employment Practices
B. Sebastian Reiche and Anne-Wil Harzing
International Assignments
Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery and Phil Almond
Multinational Companies and the Host Country Environment
Miguel Martinez Lucio and Robert Mackenzie
Regulation and Change in Global Employment Relations
Vladimir Pucik, Ingmar Bjorkman, Paul Evans and Gunter K. Stahl
Human Resource Management in Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions
Part III: IHRM Policies and Practices
Ingmar Bjorkman, Paul Evans, Vladimir Pucik and Dana Minbaeva
Managing Knowledge in Multinational Firms
Ashly H. Pinnington, Yaw A. Debrah and Christopher J. Rees
Training and Development: Developing Global Leaders and Expatriates
Chris Rowley, Alan Nankervis and Malcolm Warner
Global and Local Resourcing
Arup Varma and Pawan S. Budhwar
Global Performance Management
K. Galen Kroeck and Mary Ann Von Glinow
Total Rewards in the International Context
Fang Lee Cooke
Equal Opportunity and Diversity Management in the Global Context
Fang Lee Cooke
Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability through Ethical HRM

Anne-Wil Harzing

Anne-Wil Harzing is Professor of International Management at Middlesex University, London and visiting Professor of International Management at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Anne-Wil’s research interests include IHRM, HQ-subsidiary relationships, transfer of HRM practices, the role of language in international business, the international research process, and the quality and impact of academic research. More About Author

Ashly H. Pinnington

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ISBN: 9789386062895