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
The Global HRM Series has for over a decade been leading the way in advancing our understand of Global HRM issues. Edited and authored by the leading and highest-profile researchers in the field of human resource management (HRM), this series of books offers students and reflective practitioners accessible, coordinated and comprehensive textbooks on global HRM. Individually and collectively, these books cover the core areas of the field, including titles on global leadership, global talent management, global careers, and the global HR function, as well as comparative volumes on HR in key global regions.
The series is organized into two distinct strands: the first reflects key issues in managing global HRM; and the second comparative perspectives human resource management.
Taking an expert look at an increasingly important area of global business, this well-established series has become the benchmark for serious textbooks on global HRM.
The Publisher and Editors wish to thank the Founding Editors of the series – Randall Schuler, Susan Jackson, Paul Sparrow and Michael Poole.
Dedication: The late Professor Michael Poole was one of the founding series editors and the series is dedicated to his memory.