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Handbook of research on comparative human resource management

Author: Chris Brewster; Wolfgang Mayrhofer
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2010.
Series: Elgar original reference
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This unique and path-breaking Handbook explores the issue of comparative Human Resource Management (HRM) and challenges the notion that there can be a `one best way' to manage HRM.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Brewster; Wolfgang Mayrhofer
ISBN: 9781847207265 184720726X
OCLC Number: 645705541
Description: x, 693 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Contents:1. Comparative Human Resource Management: An IntroductionChris Brewster and Wolfgang Mayrhofer PART I: THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES 2. Institutional Approaches to Comparative HRMGeoffrey Wood, Alexandros Psychogios, Leslie T. Szamosi and David G. Collings 3. Cultural Perspectives on Comparative HRMB. Sebastian Reiche, Yih-teen Lee and Javier Quintanilla 4. Critical Approaches to Comparative HRMTuomo Peltonen and Eero Vaara 5. Empirical Research Issues in Comparative HRMIngo Weller and Barry Gerhart PART II: HRM TASKS AND THEMES6. Recruitment and Selection in ContextIrene Nikandrou and Leda Panayotopoulou 7. HRM Activities: Pay and RewardsMarion Festing, Allen D. Engle Sr., Peter J. Dowling and Ihar Sahakiants 8. Human Resource Development: National EmbeddednessOlga Tregaskis and Noreen Heraty 9. Comparing National Approaches to Management DevelopmentChristopher Mabey and Matias Ramirez 10. Comparative Employment Relations: Definitional, Disciplinary and Development IssuesWerner Nienhuser and Chris Warhurst 11. Organising HRM: The HRM Department and Line Management Roles in a Comparative PerspectiveJulia Brandl, Ina Ehnert and Anna Bos-Nehles 12. Comparative Analysis of Employment ContractsPaul Sparrow 13. Careers: A Country-Comparative ViewMila Lazarova, Francoise Dany and Wolfgang Mayrhofer 14. Flexible Work PracticesMaria C. Gonzalez and Phil Almond 15. Financial ParticipationAndrew Pendleton and Erik Poutsma 16. Performance ManagementPaul Boselie, Elaine Farndale and Jaap Paauwe 17. International Perspectives on Diversity and Equal Treatment Policies and PracticesAlain Klarsfeld, Gwendolyn M. Combs, Lourdes Susaeta and Maria Belizon 18. A Cross-National Perspective on the Intersection between Information Technology and HRMHuub J.M. Ruel and Tanya Bondarouk PART III: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES 19. HRM Practice and Scholarship: A North American PerspectiveSusan E. Jackson, Randall S. Schuler, David Lepak and Ibraiz Tarique 20. Latin American HRM ModelsAnabella Davila and Marta M. Elvira 21. The Practice of HRM in Africa in Comparative PerspectiveChristine Bischoff and Geoffrey Wood 22. Human Resource Management in the Middle EastPawan Budhwar and Kamel Mellahi 23. European Human Resource Management: A Contextualised Stakeholder PerspectiveWolfgang Mayrhofer, Paul Sparrow and Chris Brewster 24. The Transition States of Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet UnionMichael J. Morley, Dana Minbaeva and Snejina Michailova 25. Human Resource Management in the Indian SubcontinentPawan Budhwar and Arup Varma 26. HRM and Asian Socialist Economies in Transition: China, Vietnam and North KoreaNgan Collins, Ying Zhu and Malcolm Warner 27. Japan, Korea and Taiwan: Issues and Trends in Human Resource ManagementPhilippe Debroux, Wes Harry, Shigeaki Hayashi, Hwang Heh Jason, Keith Jackson and Toru Kiyomiya 28. Models of Human Resource Management in Australia and New ZealandPeter Boxall and Steve Frenkel Index
Series Title: Elgar original reference
Responsibility: edited by Chris J. Brewster and Wolfgang Maryhofer.


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`Global HR practices are of incredible interest to scholars and practitioners. Brewster and Mayrhofer have done a masterful job selecting and organizing 26 incredible chapters on how to conceive, Read more...

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