Global Trends in Human Resource Management

Hardcover | February 5, 2013

EditorEmma Parry, Eleni Stavrou, Mila Lazarova

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Increased foreign direct investment across the world and the trend for operating across national borders means that employers have to deal with the demands of managing people in different national contexts and to develop human resource management (HRM) policies and practices that are appropriate for their specific location. These demands require an understanding of how HRM policies and practices may differ across countries and how the development of management practice may be affected by different institutional and cultural contexts. This volume, compiled of contributions from a range of well-respected HRM scholars world-wide, offers such an understanding and is based upon data from a unique research project, Cranet, that has been collected from more than 40 countries and over a period of 23 years.

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Increased foreign direct investment across the world and the trend for operating across national borders means that employers have to deal with the demands of managing people in different national contexts and to develop human resource management (HRM) policies and practices that are appropriate for their specific location. These deman...

EMMA PARRY is a Reader in Human Resource Management at Cranfield University School of Management, UK. Her research focuses on the impact of contextual factors on human resource management (HRM), specifically the impact of national context and sector in shaping HRM and the impact of demographic and technological change. ELENI STAVROU i...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 10.94 × 5.83 × 1.01 inPublished:February 5, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230354831

ISBN - 13:9780230354838

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgements
Notes on the Editors and Contributors
Introduction; E.Parry, E.Stavrou & M.Lazarova
'Plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose'. A Longitudinal Analysis of HRM Work and the Profile of Senior HR Managers; M.Lazarova, W.Mayrhofer & C.Brewster
New Captain but a Sinking Ship? The Influence of HR Director's Gender on the Status of the HR Department – a Longitudinal Study; A.Reichel, J.Brandl & W.Mayrhofer
CSR and Responsible HRM in the CEE and Nordic Countries; R.Kazlauskaite, P.E.M.Ligthart, I.Buciuniene & S.Vanhala
HRM Policies and Firm Performance: The Role of the Synergy of Policies; E.Poutsma, P.E.M.Ligthart & B.Dietz
Human Resource Management in the Central and Eastern European Region; R.Kazlauskaite, I.Buciuniene, J.Poór, Z.Karoliny, R.Alas, A.Kohont & Á.Szlávicz
Converging and Diverging Trends in HRM between Nordic Countries and Estonia; R.Alas & S.Vanhala
HRM in Scandinavia - Embedded in the Scandinavian Model?; T.Lindeberg, B.Månson & H.H.Larsen
Divergent Norwegian and North American HRM Regimes: Implications for Norwegian MNEs; P.Gooderham, B.Grogaard & O.Nordhaug
The Development of Employee Financial Participation in Europe; E.Poutsma, P.Ligthart, A.Pendleton & C.Brewster
Information Technology Systems in the Human Resource Management Area; H.Peretz
The Use of Flexible Working Across National Contexts and its Relationship to Organizational Performance; M.Koch

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