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International human resource management : policies and practices for multinational enterprises

Author: Dennis R Briscoe; Randall S Schuler; Lisbeth M Claus
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge global human resource management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An ideal foundation text for international human resource management, this text represents most of what is currently known or experienced within the field. This edition includes key terms, learning objectives, discussion questions and an end-of-book integrative case.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis R Briscoe; Randall S Schuler; Lisbeth M Claus
ISBN: 9780415773508 0415773504 9780415773515 0415773512
OCLC Number: 185021518
Description: xix, 397 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
List of tables --
List of boxes --
IHRM in action --
List of vignettes --
Foreword --
Acknowledgments --
List of acronyms --
Introduction --
pt. I. Introduction to International Human Resource Management : the context --
1. The globalization of human resource management --
The internationalization of business --
The internationalization of human resource management --
Strategic international human resource management --
The evolving international human resource function --
Conclusion --
2. Creating the international organization : strategy and structure --
Global organizational structure --
Choice of method for entry into international business --
Organizational structure and design --
International human resource management and global organizational design --
Research on the structure and performance of the multinational enterprise --
The global learning organization : the tie that binds --
Conclusion --
3. International human resource management and culture --
The nature and importance of culture --
Country culture versus company culture --
Cultural convergence and/or divergence --
Research in international human resource management --
Impact of culture on international human resource management --
Conclusion --
4. Global employment law, industrial relations, and international ethics --
The institutional context of international business --
The global legal and regulatory context of the multinational enterprise --
International labor relations --
The international framework of ethics --
Conclusion --
pt. II. International Human Resource Management in the multinational enterprise : policies and practices --
5. Global talent management and staffing --
Global work force planning and forecasting --
Staffing the multinational enterprise : an introduction --
Staffing with international assignees --
Host country nationals --
Third country nationals --
Immigration law --
Conclusion --
6. Training and management development in the multinational enterprise --
Training in the multinational enterprise --
Issues related to global training and development --
Virtual and global teams --
Global leadership development --
Development of a global mind-set --
Cross-cultural preparation for international assignees --
Knowledge management in the multinational enterprise --
Conclusion --
7. Global compensation, benefits, and taxes --
Global remuneration in the multinational enterprise --
Compensation and benefits for international assignees --
Global compensation and benefits management in the multinational enterprise --
Conclusion --
8. International employee performance management --
The concept of performance management --
Performance management in the multinational enterprise --
Performance management of international assignees --
Conclusion --
9. The well-being of the global work force, global human resource information systems, and the structure of today's international human resource management --
The well-being of the global work force --
Global human resource support services and information systems --
Structure of global human resources --
Conclusion --
Notes --
Author index --
Subject index.
Series Title: Routledge global human resource management series.
Responsibility: Dennis R. Briscoe, Randall S. Schuler, Lisbeth Claus.

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Weaving theory and practice in international human resource management, this comprehensive textbook features case studies, revised material and content, and a website for learning support.  Read more...
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