Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior

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  • Edition: 5th
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  • Copyright: 2011-09-14
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Readings and Cases in International Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior, 5th Editionexamines cross-cultural interactions between people and cultures and human resource systems in a wide variety of regions throughout the world. This is truly a Global collection. Features include: * new readings and case studies positioned alongside trusted #xE2;#xAC;#xDC;tried and true#xE2;#xAC;" readings and cases from past editions * a companion website featuring supplemental material and teaching notes to enhance instructors#xE2;#xAC;" abilities to use the readings and cases with their students. Written to enable students to meet the international challenges that face them everyday and to sensitize them to the complexity of human resource issues in the era of globalization, this text is a vital resource for all those studying international human resource management.

Author Biography

Gnter K. Stahl is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at INSEAD. Mark E. Mendenhall is the J. Burton Frierson Chair of Excellence in Business Leadership at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga. Gary R. Oddou is a Professor at California State University-San Marcos. He teaches Leadership in a Global Context, Managing in Different Cultures, International Business Management, and International Human Resource Management.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xxi
Preface: The White-Water Rapids of International Human Resource Management: Robin Earl's Dilemmap. xiii
List of Contributorsp. xxii
The Context of IHRM: Challenges, Strategies, and External Forcesp. 1
Putting the Challenges of International Human Resource Management into Perspectivep. 3
Managing Global Talent Challenges with Global Talent Management Initiativesp. 24
Localisation: Societies, Organisations and Employeesp. 45
Peter Hanson: Building a World-Class Product Development Centre for Hi Tech Systems in Chinap. 62
Socometal: Rewarding African Workersp. 71
Four Seasons Goes to Parisp. 74
Cross-National and Global Leadershipp. 105
Developing Global Leadership Capabilities and Global Mindset: A Reviewp. 107
In The Eye of the Beholder: Cross-Cultural Lessons in Leadership From Project Globep. 131
Multicultural Individuals: What Can They Bring to Global Organizations?p. 167
Computex Corporationp. 185
Johannes Van Den Bosch Sends an Emailp. 188
Carlos Ghosn: Leader without Bordersp. 190
Training, Performance Management, Appraisal, and Compensation Issues for Global Managersp. 209
Changing Patterns of Global Staffing in the Multinational Enterprise: Challenges to the Conventional Expatriate Assignment and Emerging Alternativesp. 211
Expatriate Performance Appraisal: Problems and Solutionsp. 236
A Local Perspective to Expatriate Success: Executive Overviewp. 246
Fred Bailey: An Innocent Abroadp. 269
Recruiting a Manger for Brb Israelp. 276
Andreas Weber's Reward for Success in an International Assignment: A Return to an Uncertain Futurep. 282
People Issues in International Teams, Alliances, Mergers, and Acquisitionsp. 287
Managing Multicultural Teamsp. 289
Cultural Diversity in Cross-Border Alliancesp. 299
Human Resource Management Issues in International Mergers and Acquisitionsp. 320
A Marriage of Reason: Renault and Nissan's Global Strategic Alliancep. 341
Lenovo-Ibm: Bridging Cultures, Languages, and Time Zonesp. 351
Guangdong Electronicsp. 366
Global Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Management of Diversityp. 381
When is Different Just Different, and When is Different Wrong?p. 383
Frameworks for Teaching and Learning Business Ethics within the Global Context: Background of Ethical Theoriesp. 397
Stereotype Threat at Workp. 410
Changmai Corporationp. 434
Olivia Francisp. 442
Levi Strauss & Co.: Addressing Child Labour in Bangladeshp. 446
Indexp. 459
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