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American multinationals in Europe : managing employment relations across national borders

Author: Phil Almond; Anthony Ferner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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Exploring some of the key questions in employment relations comparative business and globalization, this book covers important issues in human resources management and international business and organization studies.
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American multinationals in Europe.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(OCoLC)64487063
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Almond; Anthony Ferner
ISBN: 9780199274635 0199274630
OCLC Number: 185035339
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 346 pages)
Contents: PART I INTRODUCTION ; 1. Introduction: American Multinationals and the Cross-national Management of Employment Relations ; 2. Multinationals and National Business Systems: a 'Power and Institutions' Perspective ; PART II THE CONTEXT ; 3. Overview of the US Business System ; 4. Overview of the Host Business Systems ; 5. The Case Study Companies in their Organizational Context ; PART III THE FINDINGS: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS POLICIES AND PRACTICES ; 6. Collective Representation and Participation ; 7. Pay and Performance ; 8. Workforce Diversity Policies ; 9. The Management of Managerial Careers ; PART IV THE FINDINGS: STRUCTURE, PROCESS, AND DYNAMICS ; 10. Centralization ; 11. Innovation and the Transfer of Organizational Learning ; 12. The Role of the International Personnel Function ; 13. Conclusions
Responsibility: edited by Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner ; with contributions by Phil Almond [and others].

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