Essentials of International Human Resource Management Managing People Globally

ISBN-10: 1412995914

ISBN-13: 9781412995917

Edition: 2014

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List price: $105.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/3/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 376
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628

Mila B. Lazarova is an Associate Professor of International Management at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Her research interests include expatriate management, work/life balance issues related to assignments, global careers, and comparative human resource management. She is the Associate Director of the Centre for Global Workforce Strategy at SFU.Michael J. Morley is Professor of Management at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland, where he teaches international management. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Managerial Psychology, Regional Editor of the European Journal of International Management and is a member of the Editorial Board of several other international journals He is the current Chair of the Irish Academy of Management and is President Elect of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management.Shaun Tyson is Emeritus Professor of Human Resource Management at Cranfield University,UK,where he taught and Directed the Human Resource Research Centre for over 20 years. .He has been an academic for 30 years, following a career as an HR executive working in the private sector, as well as working in the Civil Service on labour market analysis and on Development. He has published 20 books in the field. His areas of interest are HR strategy,and rewards,as well as corporate governance and the application of social science to the study of HRM.

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
Globalization and Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Goldstar Mining
Introduction
Globalization
Global Technology
Global Economics
Global Political and Legal Environments
Globalization of Culture
Organizational Integration
Evolution of Global HRM
Era of Industrialization
Era of Internationalization
Era of Globalization and Beyond
Global Versus Domestic HRM
More and Different Contextual influences
Higher Risk Exposure
Broader Set of HR Activities
Balancing Differentiation and Internal Consistency
Mapping Global HRM
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Cultural and Institutional Context of Global Human Resource Management
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Springtime in Paris
Introduction
Cultural Context
Characteristics of Culture
Comparing Cultures
Use of Cultural Dimensions
Influence of Cultural Context on HRM
Institutional Context
Convergence, Divergence, or Equilibrium
The HR Function Across National Contexts
Psychological Contract Across National Contexts
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Organizational Context of Global HRM
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Global HR at Technica
Introduction
Organizational Structure
Culture and Organizational Structure
Informal Organization
Multinational Enterprise Structure
Subsidiary Structure and Global HR
Global HR and Control Mechanisms in MNEs
Global HR in SMEs
Organizing Global HRM
Low Integration-Low Differentiation
High Differentiation-Low Integration
Low Differentiation-High Integration
High Integration-High Differentiation
Role of the Global HR Manager
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Transfer of HRM Across Boundaries
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Working for the Mouse
Introduction
Why Firms Transfer Practices
Market Motives
Cultural Motives
Political Motives
Factors Influencing Transfer of HR Practices
Country of Origin
Dominance Effects
Strategic IHRM Orientation and Organizational Context
Host Country Effects
Types of Practices Transferred
Local Affiliate Response to Transfer
Recontextualization
Diffusion of Practices and Knowledge Transfer
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
HRM in International Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Collaborative Alliances
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Flight BA 92
Introduction
Reasons for M&As
M&A Success and Failure
Types of M&A Integration
Preservation M&As
Transformation M&As
Absorption M&As
Reverse Merger
Best of Both
Critical HRM Issues at Different Stages of M&As
Initial Planning Stage
Closing the Deal
Post-Merger Integration
Cultural Differences in Integration Strategies
International Joint Ventures and Collaborative Alliances
Reasons for IJVs
Reasons for IJV Failure
HRM in IJVs
Partner Selection
Negotiating the Arrangement
Implementing the Agreement
Managing the Venture
Strategic Alliance Learning
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Global Staffing
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: A Manager for Russia
Introduction
Approaches to Global Staffing
Staffing Contingencies
Expatriate Roles
Global Recruitment and Selection
Recruiting and Selection for Foreign Assignments
Selecting Expatriates
Effective Expatriates: Beyond Technical Competence
Practical Selection Considerations
Selection Process
Comparative Recruitment and Selection
Global Staffing Systems
System Acceptability
System Development
System Implementation
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Global Human Resource Development
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Training at Systech
Introduction
Comparative Educational Systems
Global Management Development
Developing Global Management Competencies
Overseas Experience and Global Management Development
Training for International Assignments
Cross-Cultural Training
Foreign Language Training
Training for Family
Limits of International Assignments as a Development Tool
Training for Nontraditional Assignments
Trends in Global Training and Development
In-Country Training
Cross-Cultural and Diversity Training
Training in Cross-Cultural Teams
Media-Based and Web-Based Training
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Global Performance Management and Compensation
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Home on the Bosphorus
Introduction
Performance Management
Performance Appraisal Process
Performance Management in Global Context
Cultural and Institutional Factors
Organizational Factors
Performance Management of Expatriates
Compensation in a Global Context
National Variation in Compensation Systems
Performance-Based Pay in Global Context
Compensation of Expatriates and Other International Assignees
Approaches to and Components of Expatriate Compensation
Global Tax Issues
Compensation in Short-Term Assignments
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
International Mobility and Global Careers
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: The Cantonese Lunch
Introduction
Global Careers
Global Assignment Types
Traditional Long-Term Expatriation
Alternate Forms of Corporate Global Assignments
Self-Initiated Global Mobility
Adjustment to the Foreign Culture
Predictors of Adjustment
Family Considerations
Individual Factors
Job and Organizational Factors
Adjustment and Other Challenges in Alternate Assignment Types
Women on Overseas Assignments
Impact of Overseas Assignments
Repatriation
Career Concerns
Work Role Adjustment
Compensation and Status Changes
Family Adjustment
Partner's Career
Designing a Global Mobility Program
Ensure Strategic Alignment
Understand Different Geographic and Role Demands
Define Expatriation-Repatriation Cycles
Develop Support Practices
Monitor Programs
Beyond Repatriate Retention
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
International Employee Representation and Corporate Social Responsibility
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Social Dumping Within the EU
Introduction
International Industrial Relations
National Industrial Relations Systems
National Variation in Industrial Relations Systems
Industrial Relations Policies in MNEs
MNEs and the Labor Relations System
Influence of Trade Unions on the MNE
Trade Union Response to MNEs
MNE Interest in Employee Representation
Corporate Social Responsibility
Ethical Global HR Decisions
Moral Philosophies
Consequential Models
Deontological or Rule-Based Models
Cultural Relativism
Corporate Codes of Conduct
CSR and the Global Supply Chain
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Emerging Issues in Global HRM
Learning Objectives
Opening Vignette: Tension in Indonesia
Introduction
Changing Environment of Global HRM
Uneven Economic Development
Influence of Economies in Transition
Information and Communications Technology
Concern for the Natural Environment
Changing Organizational Context of Global HRM
Global HRM Challenges
HRM and Firm Performance
Human Resource Management and Sustainability
Global Talent Management
Global Mobility and Careers
Chapter Summary
Questions for Discussion
Notes
Appendix: GLOBE Country Scores
Cases
Footwear International
Computex Corporation
Common Bond Values at the New Zealand Office of AT&T
Peter Hanson: Building a World Class Product Development Centre for Hi Tech Systems in China
Lenovo-IBM: Bridging Cultures, Languages and Time Zones
Recruiting a Manager for BRB, Israel
Andrew Robinson Goes to Taiwan: The Challenges of a Short-Term Assignment
Conscience or the Competitive Edge?
References
Index
About the Authors
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