Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management

Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management

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The new edition of Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management examines the interactions between people, cultures, and human resource systems in a wide variety of regions throughout the world. Taking account of recent developments in the international human resources management (IHRM) field, the sixth edition will enable students to meet the international challenges they will face in the workforce, and sensitize them to the complexity of human resource issues in the era of globalization. Features include: * New readings and case studies that account for recent changes in the field, positioned alongside "tried and true" material. * An increased focus on cross-cultural diversity and tools to bridge "social distance" between team members. * Supplemental material and teaching notes, available for download, to enhance instructors' abilities to use the readings and cases with their students. With well-known contributors and field experts, this is the ideal accompaniment for any class in international human resource management, organizational studies, or international more

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  • Hardback | 530 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 31.75mm | 1,065g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 22 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white tables, 3 black & white halftones, 19 black & white line drawings
  • 1138950491
  • 9781138950498

About B. Sebastian Reiche

B. Sebastian Reiche is an Associate Professor of Managing People in Organizations at IESE Business School, Spain. Gunter K. Stahl is Professor of International Management at WU Vienna, Austria. Mark E. Mendenhall is the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, USA. Gary R. Oddou is Professor Emeritus of International Management and former Director of the Global Business Management program at California State University in San Marcos, more

Table of contents

Part 1: The Context of IHRM: Challenges, Strategies, and External Forces Readings 1.1 Putting the Challenges of International Human Resource Management into Perspective Paul Evans, Vladimir Pucik, and Ingmar Bjorkman 1.2 Managing Global Talent Challenges with Global Talent Management Initiatives Randall S. Schuler, Susan E. Jackson, and Ibraiz Tarique 1.3 Localisation: Societies, Organisations and Employees Wes Harry and David G. Collings Cases 1.1 Peter Hansen: Building a World-Class Product Development Centre for Hi-Tech Systems in China Ingmar Bjorkman 1.2 Socometal: Rewarding African Workers Evalde Mutabazi and C. Brooklyn Derr 1.3 Four Seasons Goes to Paris Roger Hallowell, David Bowen, and Carin-Isabel Knoop Part 2: Cross-Cultural and Diversity Management Readings 2.1 Diversity as Strategy David A. Thomas 2.2 In the Eye of the Beholder: Cross-Cultural Lessons in Leadership from Project Globe Mansour Javidan, Peter W. Dorfman, Mary Sully de Luque, and Robert J. House 2.3 Multicultural Individuals: What Can They Bring to Global Organizations? Stacey R. Fitzsimmons, Christof Miska, and Gunter K. Stahl Cases 2.1 Olivia Francis Mark E. Mendenhall 2.2 Johannes van den Bosch Sends an Email Joseph J. DiStefano 2.3 B. Uwa Ode: A Cultural Chameleon or Stranded between Cultural Chairs? Sebastian Reiche and Yih-teen Lee Part 3: Global Staffing and Management of Global Mobility Readings 3.1 Types of International Assignees David G. Collings, Anthony McDonnell, and Amy McCarter 3.2 Expatriate Performance Appraisal: Problems and Solutions Gary R. Oddou and Mark E. Mendenhall 3.3 Compensating Global Employees Jaime Bonache and Luigi Stirpe Cases 3.1 Fred Bailey: An Innocent Abroad J. Stewart Black 3.2 Selecting a Country Manager for Delta Beverages India: Part I and II Paula Caligiuri and Henry W. Lane 3.3 Andreas Weber's Reward for Success in an International Assignment: A Return to an Uncertain Future Gunter K. Stahl and Mark E. Mendenhall Part 4: People Issues in Global Teams, Alliances, Mergers, and Acquisitions Readings 4.1 Global Teams That Work: A Framework for Bridging Social Distance Tsedal Neeley 4.2 Managing Alliances and Joint Ventures Vladimir Pucik, Paul Evans and Ingmar Bjorkman 4.3 IHRM Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions Satu Teerikangas, Gunter K. Stahl, Ingmar Bjorkman and Mark E. Mendenhall Cases 4.1 Hailing a New Era: Haier in Japan Carlos Sanchez-Runde, Yih-teen Lee, and B. Sebastian Reiche 4.2 Lenovo-IBM (A): Bridging Cultures, Languages, and Time Zones, and Lenovo-IBM (B): Integration Challenges Kathrin Koster and Gunter K. Stahl 4.3 Guangdong Electronics Ingmar Bjorkman and Ming Zeng Part 5: Responsible Leadership in a Global and Cross-Cultural Context Readings 5.1 Values in Tension: Ethics Away from Home Thomas Donaldson 5.2 The Challenge of Responsible Global Leadership Gunter K. Stahl, Christof Miska, Laura J. Noval and Verena J. Patock 5.3 Global Leadership for Sustainable Development Ina Aust and Marie-Therese Claes Cases 5.1 Changmai Corporation Charlotte Butler and Henri-Claude de Bettignies 5.2 Levi Strauss & Co.: Addressing Child Labour in Bangladesh Nicola Pless and Thomas Maak 5.3 EVN in Bulgaria - Engaging the Roma Community Barbara Coudenhove-Kalergi and Christian Seelosshow more