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Essentials of International Human Resource Management

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Essentials of International Human Resource Management

Managing People Globally

2nd edition

9781788976770 Edward Elgar Publishing
Mila Lazarova, Canada Research Chair of Global Workforce Management, Associate Professor of International Business and Director of the Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, David C. Thomas, Professor of International Business, Gustavson School of Business, University of Victoria and Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University, Canada and Elaine Farndale, Professor of Human Resource Management and Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies, School of Labor and Employment Relations, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Publication Date: September 2021 ISBN: 978 1 78897 677 0 Extent: c 360 pp
This fully revised and updated textbook illustrates the multi-layered knowledge accumulated in the field of international human resource management, developing understanding of the strategic management of people in organizations in a global context. It integrates comparative approaches to human resource management, extending beyond traditional coverage of the field to provide a broader overview of contemporary cultural, institutional and organizational challenges.

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This fully revised and updated textbook illustrates the multi-layered knowledge accumulated in the field of international human resource management, developing understanding of the strategic management of people in organizations in a global context. It integrates comparative approaches to human resource management, extending beyond traditional coverage of the field to provide a broader overview of contemporary cultural, institutional and organizational challenges.
 
Featuring cutting-edge insights into the field, this book is a crucial resource for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate courses in international human resource management and global talent management. It will also benefit instructors of courses in human resource management who wish to introduce an international perspective in their teaching.

Key features include:
• Updated extensive coverage of key international human resource management issues
• Original case studies that draw attention to key aspects of international human resource management and offer students practical perspectives on the field
• Teaching materials and chapter slides to support classroom learning.
Contents
Contents: Preface 1. Globalization and human resource management 2. Cultural context of IHRM 3. Institutional context of IHRM 4. Organizational context of IHRM 5. The global HR department 6. Transfer of HRM practices across national boundaries 7. HRM in international joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and collaborative alliances 8. Global staffing 9. Global human resource development 10. Global performance management and compensation 11. International mobility and global careers 12. International employment relations 13. Global corporate social responsibility 14. Postscript – Global HR in a post COVID-19 world Index
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