Resource Management

Resource Management

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


International Human Resource Management Fifth edition

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.

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.


Routledge Global Human Resource Management Series Edited by Randall S. Schuler, Susan E. Jackson, Paul Sparrow and Michael Poole

Routledge Global Human Resource Management is an important new series that examines human resources in its global context. The series is organized into three strands: content and issues in global human resource management (HRM); specific HR functions in a global context; and comparative HRM. Authored by some of the world’s leading authorities on HRM, each book in the series aims to give readers comprehensive, in-depth and accessible texts that combine essential theory and best practice. Topics covered include cross-border alliances, global leadership, global legal systems, HRM in Asia, Africa, and the Americas, industrial relations, and global staffing.

Managing Human Resources in Cross-Border Alliances Randall S. Schuler, Susan E. Jackson and Yadong Luo

Managing Human Resources in Africa Edited by Ken N. Kamoche, Yaw A. Debrah, Frank M. Horwitz and Gerry Nkombo Muuka

Globalizing Human Resource Management Paul Sparrow, Chris Brewster and Hilary Harris

Managing Human Resources in Asia-Pacific Edited by Pawan S. Budhwar

International Human Resource Management, Second edition Policy and practice for the global enterprise Dennis R. Briscoe and Randall S. Schuler

Managing Human Resources in Latin America An agenda for international leaders Edited by Marta M. Elvira and Anabella Davila

Global Staffing Edited by Hugh Scullion and David G. Collings

Managing Human Resources in Europe A thematic approach Edited by Henrik Holt Larsen and Wolfgang Mayrhofer


Managing Human Resources in the Middle-East Edited by Pawan S. Budhwar and Kamel Mellahi

Managing Global Legal Systems International employment regulation and competitive advantage Gary W. Florkowski

Global Industrial Relations Edited by Michael J. Morley, Patrick Gunnigle and David G. Collings

Managing Human Resources in North America Current issues and perspectives Edited by Steve Werner

Global Leadership Research, Practice, Development Edited by Mark Mendenhall, Gary Oddou, Allan Bird and Martha Maznevski

Global Compensation Foundations and Perspectives Edited by Luis Gomez-Mejia and Steve Werner

Performance Management Systems: A Global Perspective Edited by Arup Varma, Pawan S. Budhwar and Angelo DeNisi

Managing Human Resources in Central and Eastern Europe Edited by Michael J. Morley, Noreen Heraty and Snejina Michailova

Global Careers Michael Dickmann and Yehuda Baruch

Global Leadership (2nd edition) Research, Practice, Development Mark E. Mendenhall, Joyce S. Osland, Allan Bird, Gary Oddou, Martha L. Maznevski, Michael J. Stevens, Günter K. Stahl

Manager-Subordinate Trust A Global Perspective Edited by Pablo Cardona and Michael J. Morley

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