International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management : Think Globally, Act Locally

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This work is divided into two specific halves. The first half of the book attempts to identify those aspects of Human Resource Management practice that are different when an organization starts operating internally, and to make practical suggestions about how this work is best carried out. The second half is a series of case studies revealing how companies of different size and nationality have dealt with the challenges of international operation, including some of the largest and best known in the world. The overall emphasis is on practice.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 178 x 235 x 15mm | 419g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130099783
  • 9780130099785

Table of contents

A Chain of C's - Derek Torrington. Think Globally, Act Locally. Managing the Cosmopolitans. Culture. Compensation: Fixing Pay and Expenses. Communication Through Individual Behaviour and Organizational Systems. Consultancy and Consultants. Competence: Its Acquisition and Development. Co-ordination to Integrate the Fragments. IHRM in Action. Ferranti-Thompson Sonar Systems: An Anglo-French Venture in High-tech Collaboration - Ann Moran. NEC: International HRM With Vision - Nigel Holden. Singapore International Airlines: Strategic Human Resource Initiatives - Ling Sing Chee. Rhone Poulenc Agrochemical: A Franco-American Takeover - Evalde Mutabazi. The Development of Global Human Resource Management Approach in Zeneca Pharmaceutical (formerly ICI) - Reg Carr. How Shell's Organization and HR Practices Help it to be both Global and Local - Cynthia Haddock and Basil South. Generale de Service Informatique - Heath Lussey. IHRM: Where Next? - Derek Torrington.show more