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Culture and Human Resources Management

John L. Graham.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 14044 words.

Culture has a pervasive impact on the management of human resources. Culture influences how blue- and white-collar workers respond to pay and non- pay incentives, how international firms...

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The Development of HRM in Historical and International Perspective

Bruce E. Kaufman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; Business History; International Business. 12995 words.

The human resource function in the business enterprise has its origins in the rise of modern industry in the late nineteenth century. This article provides a survey of its historical...

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Family-Friendly, Equal-Opportunity, and High-Involvement Management in Britain

Stephen Wood and Lilian M. de Menezes.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 6787 words.

Family-friendly, equal-opportunity, and high-involvement initiatives have increasingly been at the forefront of discussions of human resource management since the 1990s. They are widely...

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From Here to There and Back Again

Banu Ozkazanc-Pan and Marta B. Calás.

in The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; International Business. 13255 words.

This chapter draws boundaries to define the contours of the contemporary transnational diversity in organizations scholarly literature. It is not intended as an exhaustive review of what...

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Global Diversity Management

Mustafa Bilgehan Öztürk, Ahu Tatli and Mustafa Özbilgin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; International Business. 8378 words.

Diversity management is an increasingly mature field defined by a wide array of conceptual approaches and competing discourses of diversity. This chapter briefly reviews the field of...

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Globalization of the ICT labour force

William Lazonick.

in The Oxford Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies

February 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Human Resource Management. 11583 words.

This article shows how, over the past four decades or so, the development strategies of the East-Asian nations interacted with the investment strategies of US-based ICT companies to...

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Human Capital in Developing Countries

Thomas Clarke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Human Resource Management. 10172 words.

This article surveys the development of human capital (HC) in developing countries, focusing on the significance of the Asian experience. Here, the trajectories of human and industrial...

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Introduction to Part 4

William K. Roche, Paul Teague and Alexander J. S. Colvin.

in The Oxford Handbook of Conflict Management in Organizations

June 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; International Business. 3216 words.

The main purpose of the Introduction to Part 4 of the Handbook is to highlight the key arguments in the seven country case-study chapters on conflict management. The introduction argues...

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Multinational Companies and Global Human Resource Strategy

William N. Cooke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 8005 words.

This article focuses on the salient human resource strategy issues and dynamics that come into play as a function of the multinational reach of companies. Although the overall objectives of...

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Practices of Organizing and Managing Diversity in Emerging Countries

Anita Bosch, Stella M. Nkomo, Nasima MH Carrim, Rana Haq, Jawad Syed and Faiza Ali.

in The Oxford Handbook of Diversity in Organizations

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Human Resource Management; International Business. 10860 words.

The chapter contextualizes and describes legislated, socio-political and organizational practices in managing diversity in three countries, namely India, Pakistan, and South Africa. The...

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Talent Management in Emerging Economies

Fang Lee Cooke.

in The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 9434 words.

This chapter reviews the status quo of research on talent management in nations with emerging economies. It highlights a number of major challenges confronting these nations and some of the...

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Talent Management in Multinational Corporations

Ingmar Björkman, Mats Ehrnrooth, Kristiina Mäkelä, Adam Smale and Jennie Sumelius.

in The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 7697 words.

The focus of the chapter is on the practices used by multinational corporations (MNCs) to manage employees defined as “talent.” We examine the content of corporate practices, the actors...

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Talent Management in the Global Context

Shaista E. Khilji and Randall S. Schular.

in The Oxford Handbook of Talent Management

September 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 9116 words.

Talent-management research has primarily focused at the individual and organizational levels. While this work has added much value to the literature, we believe that shifting the focus to...

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Transnational Firms and Cultural Diversity

Helen De Cieri.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Resource Management

June 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Human Resource Management; International Business. 8026 words.

Globalization has impacted significantly on many firms, with substantial implications for human resource management (HRM). Geopolitical, social, economic, and technological changes have...

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