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International Human Resource Management

International Human Resource Management

A Cross-Cultural and Comparative Approach

Paul Iles, Crystal L Zhang

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Understand comparative and cross-cultural issues in international HRM with this book ideal for students who are new to the subject.

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About the book

International Human Resource Management is an essential book for all students and HR professionals looking to really understand international HRM. Covering the context of International HRM, HRM and National Culture, HRM in different regions and international HRM policies, this book provides thorough discussion and comprehensive consideration of all elements of international HRM,

Full of contributions from experts in specific regions including North America, the Middle East and North Africa, India, Russia and China, this book will provide readers with a thorough understanding of HRM around the world. With crucial coverage of international HRM issues including cross-cultural leadership, business ethics, global talent supply and management as well as performance management of international staff, International Human Resource Management is essential reading for all those working or looking to work in HR around the world, particularly those looking to work in multinational companies. Fully supported by online resources including powerpoint slides, a lecturer guide, additional case studies and a bonus chapter on issues and new directions in International Human Resource Management as well as annotated web links and self-test questions for students.

Table Of Contents

  • Section - ONE: Introduction and Context;
    • Chapter - 01: International HRM, National Differences and the Transfer of HRM (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 02: National Difference, Culture and IHRM (Crystal Zhang and Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 03: Globalisation and IHRM Policies at the Enterprise Level (Paul Iles);
  • Section - TWO: HRM and National Culture;
    • Chapter - 04: Cross-Cultural Learning - Theories and Principles (Crystal Zhang and Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 05: Cross-Cultural and Global Leadership, Leadership Development and IHRM (Crystal Zhang and Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 06: Ethics, Culture and Corporate Social Responsibility (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 07: IHRM, Culture and Knowledge Flows in International Alliances, Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions (Paul Iles);
  • Section - THREE: HRM in Different Regions;
    • Chapter - 08: HRM in North America and Western Europe - The emergence of a 'Western' HRM model? (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 09: HRM in Russia and Central and Eastern Europe (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 10: HRM in the Middle East and North Africa (Paul Iles & Niki Kyriakidou);
    • Chapter - 11: HRM in Sub-Saharan Africa (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 12: HRM in Latin America (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 13: HRM in India (Crystal Zhang, Shakiya Nisa & Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 14: HRM in China (Paul Iles & Xiaoxian Zhu);
  • Section - FOUR: International HRM Policies in IES;
    • Chapter - 15: Employee Resourcing - Staffing, Recruitment and Selection in International Contexts (Paul Iles and Tingting Jiang);
    • Chapter - 16: Cross-Cultural Training and International HRD (Crystal Zhang & Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 17: Global Talent Management (Paul Iles, Xiaoxian Zhu);
    • Chapter - 18: Managing the Performance of International Staff (Paul Iles);
    • Chapter - 19: Global Reward Management, Organisational Benefits and Employer Branding (Paul Iles and Tingting Jiang);
    • Chapter - 20: Employment Relations and Employee Voice in a Global Context (Paul Iles)


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Book Details

  • Imprint: CIPD - Kogan Page
  • EAN: 9781843983002
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 26th April 2013
  • Paperback
  • Format: 245x189
  • 440 pages

About the Author

Paul Iles is Professor of Leadership and HRM at Glasgow School for Business and Society, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

Dr. Crystal Ling Zhang is Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour at Leeds Business School, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK

Paul Iles

Crystal L Zhang