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Handbook of International Human Resource Development

Context, Processes and People Edited by Thomas Garavan, Research Professor of Leadership, Edinburgh Napier University, UK, Alma McCarthy, Professor of Public Sector Management, National University of Ireland Galway and Ronan Carbery, Senior Lecturer in Management, University College Cork, Ireland
This Handbook draws on a global team of distinguished Human Resource Development and IHRD scholars to provide research and practice insights on a range of contemporary IHRD issues and challenges. The Handbook reviews a number of critical contextual dimensions that: shape the IHRD goals that organisations pursue; impact the IHRD systems, policies and practices that are implemented; and influence the types of IHRD research questions that are investigated. The Handbook examines the processes or actions taken by organisations to globalise IHRD practices and discusses important people development practices that come within the scope of IHRD.
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Publication Date: 2017
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  • Business and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Innovation
  • Organisational Behaviour
This comprehensive Handbook sets out the nature and scope of International Human Resource Development (IHRD) to advance our understanding of research and practice in the field. Drawing on expertise from a global team representing some of the field’s most distinguished researchers, the Handbook explores a range of contextual, process and people development practice issues impacting IHRD research and practice.

Focusing on IHRD as a distinct field of research and practice, the authors offer comprehensive coverage of a number of critical contextual dimensions that shape the IHRD goals that organisations pursue; impact the IHRD systems, policies and practices that are implemented; and influence the types of IHRD research questions that are investigated. The Handbook examines the processes or actions taken by organisations to globalise IHRD practices and discusses important people development practices that come within the scope of IHRD.

By bringing together a variety of research strands and engaging in key debates while also acknowledging the emergent, dynamic and constantly evolving nature of the field, the authors of this Handbook have created an invaluable resource for academics, students, professionals and practitioners in IHRD, HRD, HRM, international management, organisational behaviour and leadership.

Contributors: M. Alagaraja, H. Alhejji, V. Anderson, A. Ardichvili, E.E. Bennett, A. Bratton, R. Carbery, N. Clarke, N. D'Annuzio Green, T. Garavan, J. Gedro, K. Grant, C. Gubbins, M. Hammond, J. Kim, S. Kim, Y. Lai, A. McCarthy, A. McDonnell, R.R. McWhorter, H. Moon, C.T. Nolan, D. O'Shea, J. Pearson, V. Pereira, O. Pruetipibultham, W.E.A. Ruona, V. Shanahan, M. Sheehan, C. Valentin, J. Winterton
Contents:

1. International HRD: Context, Processes and People – Introduction
Thomas Garavan, Alma McCarthy and Ronan Carbery

PART 1: Context
2. IHRD in MNCs
Yanqing Lai, Thomas Garavan and Ronan Carbery

3. IHRD in International Non-Governmental Organisations, Nonprofit and Public Sector
Hussain Alhejji and Thomas Garavan

4. IHRD in Small Firms and Internationalising SMEs
Ciara T. Nolan

5.IHRD: National Cultural and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
Yanqing Lai

6. IHRD: International Perspectives on Competence and Competencies
Jonathan Winterton

7 IHRD: Investment in Human Capital and Performance
Maura Sheehan and Valerie Shanahan

PART 2: Processes
8. Green IHRD, Sustainability and Environmental Issues
Claire Valentin

9. IHRD and Managing Knowledge
Alexandre Ardichvili

10. IHRD, Offshoring and Outsourcing
Valerie Anderson and Vijay Pereira

11. IHRD and Lean Management
Meera Alagaraja

12. IHRD and Strategic Learning Capability
Hanna Moon and Wendy E.A. Ruona

13. IHRD and Virtual HRD
Elisabeth E. Bennett and Rochell R. McWhorter

14. IHRD, Social Capital and Networking
Claire Gubbins

PART 3: People Development Practices
15. IHRD: Developing Expatriates and Inpatriates
Gary N. McLean, Junhee Kim and Oranuch (Jued) Pruetipibultham

16 .IHRD and Global Careers
Michelle Hammond, Deirdre O’Shea and Jill Pearson

17. IHRD and Leader Development
Nicholas Clarke

18. IHRD and Developing Global Teams
Gary N. McLean and Sewon Kim

19. IHRD, Diversity and Inclusion
Julie Gedro

20. IHRD and Global Talent Development
Andrew Bratton, Thomas Garavan, Norma D’Annunzio Green and Kirsteen Grant

PART 4: Researching IHRD
21. Researching IHRD: Context, Processes and People
Anthony McDonnell

Index