International Human Resource Management: A Multinational Company Perspective

Paperback | February 10, 2005

byMonir Tayeb

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This new textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the key issues facing multinational corporations (MNCs) in their management of human resources across diverse national boundaries. It attempts to answer the question, "Can there be a uniform set of best human resource management (HRM)practices applicable across a spectrum of nations irrespective of cultural and institutional individualities?"The book takes a broad definition of HRM and begins with a summary of key discussions and models in this area before setting them in the international context of the MNC. Adopting an integrated approach, the book covers the theories and practices of international HRM and sets them in context withnumerous reference to news stories and case studies developed from the author's own extensive research.The book is student-focussed with strong learning features including learning objectives, chapter summaries, reading lists and an activities section in each chapter.

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This new textbook provides comprehensive coverage of the key issues facing multinational corporations (MNCs) in their management of human resources across diverse national boundaries. It attempts to answer the question, "Can there be a uniform set of best human resource management (HRM)practices applicable across a spectrum of nations...

Monir Tayeb is a Reader at the School of Management and Languages, Heriot-Watt University. She has written several books on International Business and Organization Studies.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.59 inPublished:February 10, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199258090

ISBN - 13:9780199258093

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Table of Contents

Part I: Setting the Scene1. Introduction: Why Study International HRM?2. Internationalisation of HRM: Socio-Cultural Contexts3. Internationalisation of HRM: Institutional Contexts4. National context of HRM : The Case of Seven Major EconomiesPart II: HRM in Multinational companies5. Going international : Managing HR Across the World6. Differentiate or Integrate? That's the Question7. Knowledge Transfer Within a Multinational Company8. HRM in International Joint Ventures9. Foreign AssignmentPart III: HRM and Globalisation10. Taking Stock and Conclusions