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Managing Human Resources in the Middle-East

1st Edition

Edited by Pawan S. Budhwar, Kamel Mellahi


310 pages | 3 B/W Illus.

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Managing Human Resources in the Middle East provides the reader with an understanding of the dynamics of HRM in this important region. Systematic analysis highlights the main factors and variables dictating HRM policies and practices within each country. Diverse and unique cultural, institutional and business environment factors which play a significant role in determining HRM systems in the region are also elaborated upon.

The text moves from a general overview of HRM in the Middle-East to an exploration of the current status, role and strategic importance of the HR function in a wide-range of country-specific chapters, before highlighting the emerging HRM models and future challenges for research, policy and practice.

This text is invaluable reading for academics, students and practitioners alike.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Managing Human Resources in the Middle-East 2. Human Resource Management in Iran 3. Human Resource Management in Oman 4. Human Resource Management in the United Arab Emirates 5. Human Resource Management in Kuwait 6. Human Resource Management in Saudi Arabia 7. Human Resource Management in Qatar 8. Human Resource Management in Jordan 9. Human Resource Management in Turkey 10. Human Resource Management in Israel 11. Human Resource Management in Egypt 12. Human Resource Management in Sudan 13. Human Resource Management in Tunisia 14. Human Resource Management in Algeria 15. Human Resource Management in Morocco 16. HRM in the Middle East: Emerging HRM Models and Future Challenges for Research and Policy

About the Editors

Pawan S. Budhwar is Reader in Organizational Behaviour and HRM, Aston Business School, UK.

Kamel Mellahi is Senior Lecturer in International Strategic Management, Nottingham University Business School, UK.

About the Series

Global HRM

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.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General