Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management

Second Edition

2nd edition

Research Handbooks in Business and Management series

Edited by Chris Brewster, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK, Wolfgang Mayrhofer, WU Vienna, Austria and Elaine Farndale, School of Labor and Employment Relations, The Pennsylvania State University, US and Tilburg University, the Netherlands

This second, updated and extended edition of the Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management draws on the work of many of the world’s leading researchers in the field to present the state of the art to scholars, students and practitioners. The Handbook provides a detailed focus on the theoretical underpinnings of Comparative HRM, on comparative studies of specific areas of HRM practice and on the unique features of HRM in all the main regions of the world.

‘This Handbook is a timely, impressive, and well-organized contribution, with excellent authors from around the world. In particular, I appreciate the integration of two key elements: extensive consideration of the theories and research methods that serve as the foundations for the study of CHRM; and, specific consideration of a wide range of HRM practices and a wide range of country and regional contexts. The Handbook can be an invaluable resource for scholarship and for educational purposes.’
– David Allen, Texas Christian University, Neeley School of Business, US

‘The Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management, Second Edition is an important and comprehensive resource for researchers and students seeking to better understand the contextual challenges and difference in human resource systems, strategies, and practices across countries. The Handbook is written by an impressive collection of thought leaders in the field of comparative CHRM, each offering cutting-edge insights on regional, functional, or strategic issues.’
– Paula Caligiuri, Northeastern University, US

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2018 680 pp Hardback 978 1 78471 112 2 £236.00 £212.40 $350.00 $315.00

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