The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management

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David Collings, Geoffrey Wood, Paula M. Caligiuri
Routledge, Nov 13, 2014 - Business & Economics - 588 pages

International human resource management (IHRM) is a key area of research in the sphere of international business and management. Described as a field in its infancy in the 1980s, IHRM has quickly advanced through adolescence and into maturity. Today, it is a vibrant and diverse discipline which boasts a large and active body of researchers across the globe.

This volume examines cutting-edge themes, with the input of contributions from both established and emerging scholars. The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management gives a state-of-the-art overview of the key themes, topics and debates in the discipline, with valuable insights into directions for future research.

Drawing on a large and respected international contributor base and with its focus on mature and emerging markets, this book is an essential resource for researchers, students and IHRM professionals alike.


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1 Introduction
Part I Perspectives on IHRM
Part II Managing IHRM
Part III Managing global mobility
Part IV Contemporary issues in IHRM

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About the author (2014)

David G. Collings is Professor of Human Resource Management at Dublin City University, Ireland. He has published widely in the field of international HRM with a focus on global talent management and global staffing issues.

Geoffrey T. Wood is Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, UK. His research interests centre on the relationship between national institutional setting, corporate governance, firm finance, and firm-level work and employment relations and he has published widely on these issues.

Paula M. Caligiuri is a D’Amore-McKim Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy at Northeastern University, USA, where she researches and teaches in the area of cultural agility and global leadership development.

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