Investigating Human Resource Management issues in Russia, this volume looks at the current state of Human Resource practice within Russian enterprises; its various problems and possible solutions. Following a detailed introduction into the current economic developments taking place in Russia, the book examines the new role of the HR department in Russian enterprises, and the influence of national politics on HR practice. The book also discusses key HRM issues such as recruitment and selection, training and development, payment and compensation, before surveying the various HR problems encountered by multinational companies working in Russia.
Contents: Preface; Introduction: The Broader Historical, Social and Economic Context of the Current Situation in Russia, Michel E. Domsch and Tatjana Lidokhover. Part I General HRM issues: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: Negative Consequences of National Policy on human Resource Management Practices in Russia, Ruth C. May and Donna E. Ledgerwood; Leadership development in Russia, Stanislav V. Shekshnia, Daniel J. McCarthy and Sheila M. Puffer; Control and alienation in Russian enterprises, Moshe Banai and William D. Reisel; Trust and organizational culture, Tatiana Kovaleva; HRM practices in virtual companies in Russia, Sofia Kosheleva and Marina Libo; Human Resource Management at a steel giant in Russia, Vera Trappmann. Part II Key HRM Issues: Recruitment at Russian enterprises, Valery Yakubovich and Irina Kozina; Tendencies of the Russian labour and recruitment markets - employment in a medium-sized IT company, Henrik Loos; Training and development of personnel in Russian companies, Tatiana Soltitskaya and Tatiana Andreeva; Professional training and retraining: challenges of transition (the case of the shipbuilding industry in St. Petersburg, Russia), Lubov Ejova and Irina Olimpieva; Pay in Russia, Graham Hollinshead. Part III HRM Practices in Multinational Companies: Western-Russian acquisition negotiations and post-acquisition integration: a case study, Kenneth Husted and Snejina Michailova; Hospitable or hostile? Knowledge transfer into the Russian host environment, Adam Smale and Vesa Suutari; Human Resource Management practices in Russia and Canada: convergence or divergence?, Sudhir K. Saha; The effect of Human Resource Management practices on MNC subsidiary performance in Russia, Carl F. Fey and Ingmar Björkman. Index.