With interest in the global environment and the management of ‘talent’ increasing, understanding the issue of global careers is crucial for students and managers alike.
This exciting book captures broad research extending to a large set of diverse motivations, experiences, and outcomes of international work in global ‘for profit’ and ‘not for profit’ organizations and delivers nuanced insights into the management of international employees for firms and governmental/non-governmental organizations.
This text covers global career issues in-depth, working at the intersection of career and international human resource management and using a number of perspectives, such as organizational or individual ones. Chapters include:
Illustrated with up to the minute case studies from companies such as Pepsi, Imperial Tobacco, Cadbury Schweppes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Philips, HSBC, Misys, Philip Morris International and Masterfoods, Global Careers is essential reading for all those studying or concerned with career management, human resource management and international business.
Part 1: Introduction and Overview Part 2: The Organizational Context - Exploring Strategic International HRM Part 3: Resourcing and the Motivation to Go Part 4: During Global Assignments Part 5: After Global Assignments Part 6: The Regulatory Framework of International Work Part 7: The Future of Global Careers
Edited and authored by the best and most well known researchers in the field of human resource management (HRM), this series of books offers students accessible, coordinated and comprehensive textbooks on global HRM. To be used individually or together, these books cover the main bases of the area, including titles on global alliances, corporations, leadership, legal systems, staffing and compensation systems.
The series is organized into three strands: the first reflects general issues of global HRM; the second more specific HR functions in a global context; and the third, comparative human resource management.
Taking an expert look at an increasingly important area of global business, this is a groundbreaking new series that answers a real need for serious textbooks on global HRM.
Dedication: The late Professor Michael Poole was one of the founding series editors, and Profesors Schuler, Jackson, and Sparrow wish to dedicate the series to his memory.