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Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific

1st Edition

Edited by Pawan S. Budhwar


304 pages

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This book presents an HRM scenario in a number of South-East Asian and Pacific Rim countries. It highlights the growth of the personnel/HR function, the dominant HRM system(s) in the area, the influence of different factors on HRM, and the challenges faced by HR functions in these nations.

An excellent addition to this subject area, each chapter has been written by an area specialist. As the most topical and up-to-date book in its field, this outstanding book is suitable for both academics and practitioners in the field.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Dynamics of Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific2. Transfer of HRM to MNC Affiliates in Asia-Pacific3. Human Resource Management in China4. Human Resource Management in Korea 5. Human Resource Management in Japan6. Human Resource Management in Hong Kong7. Human Resource Management in Taiwan 8. Human Resource Management in India9. Human Resource Management in Thailand10. Human Resource Management in Vietnam11. Human Resource Management in Malaysia12. Human Resource Management in Singapore13. Human Resource Management in Australia14. Conclusion: Challenges for HRM in Asia-Pacific

About the Series

Global HRM

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. 

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