5th Edition

International Human Resource Management
Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises

ISBN 9780415710534
Published August 26, 2015 by Routledge
546 Pages 27 Color Illustrations

USD $120.00

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Book Description

Thoroughly updated and expanded, the fifth edition of International Human Resource Management focuses on international human resource management (IHRM) within multinational enterprises (MNEs). The book has been designed to lead readers through all of the key topics of IHRM in a highly engaging and approachable way. In addition to the key topics and rich pedagogy students have come to expect, chapters have been updated, including an expanded chapter on Comparative and National Culture.

Uncovering precisely why IHRM is important for success in international business, and how IHRM policies and practices function within the multinational enterprise, this comprehensive textbook provides an outstanding foundation for understanding the theory and practice of IHRM. It is essential reading for all students, instructors, and IHRM professionals.

Instructor resources can be found at http://routledgetextbooks.com/textbooks/_author/globalhrm/

Table of Contents

Part I: Strategic Context  1. The Internationalization of Human Resource Management  2. Strategic International Human Resource Management  3. Design and Structure of the Multinational Enterprise  4. International Mergers and Acquisition, Joint Ventures, and Alliances  Part II: National and Cultural Context  5. International Human Resource Management and Culture  6. International Employment Law, Labor Standards, and Ethics  7. International Employee Relations  Part III: Global Talent Management  8. International Workforce Planning and Staffing  9. International Recruitment, Selection, and Repatriation  10. International Training and Management Development  11. International Compensation, Benefits, and Taxes  12. International Employee Performance Management  13. Well Being of the International Workforce, and International HRIS  14. Comparative IHRM: Operating in Other Regions and Countries  Part IV: Role and Future of IHRM  16. Global Workforce Analytics

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Ibraiz Tarique is an Associate Professor of Management and Director of Global HR programs at the Lubin School of Business, at Pace University in New York City, USA. He teaches at the executive, graduate, and undergraduate levels.

Dennis Briscoe is Professor Emeritus of International Human Resource Management at the University of San Diego, USA, and owner/consultant at International Management and Personnel Systems (IMAPS).

Randall Schuler is Distinguished Professor of Strategic International Human Resources at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, USA, and Research Professor at the Lancaster University School of Management, UK, as well as the University of Zurich, Switzerland.


"International Human Resource Management, 5e by Ibraiz Tarique, Dennis Briscoe and Randall Schuler has long been regarded as one of leading resources in the field. This new edition reinforces that reputation and brings the content up to date with contemporary trends in research and practice. Written by three of the leading scholars in the area, the volume is distinguished by its combination of insights from academic research and rich insights into IHRM in practice. It is comprehensive, accessible and authoritative, and should be required reading for any student or reflective practitioner of IHRM." –David Collings, Dublin City University, Ireland, and Senior Editor of the Journal of World Business

"This excellent book, a leader in the field, comprehensively covers the field of International Human Resource Management and focuses on the HRM issues and challenges facing firms as they internationalise their business operations. Each chapter provides a clear exposition and critique of the specialist literature, and case studies are used to provide rich insights into current practice. The combination of sound theory and examples from practice around the globe provides an important and up to date contribution to the field. The book is well geared to students interested in the international dimensions of HRM, and the excellent links between international strategy and HRM give students an in depth knowledge of the people management challenges faced by MNC managers in a globalised business world." –Hugh Scullion, Established Professor of International Management, Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway, Ireland

"This edition of the book does a wonderful job of framing IHRM issues in the evolving, strategic context of running an international business. Pedagogically, the many practical applications and graphical presentations beautifully illustrate concepts and frameworks that will help readers grasp the rich content that the book provides." –Wayne F. Cascio, Robert H. Reynolds Chair in Global Leadership, University of Colorado Denver, USA, and Senior Editor of the Journal of World Business

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