Essentials of International Human Resource Management

The Theory and Practice of Managing People Globally

This textbook for postgraduate and undergraduate (Level 6) students explores International HRM practices and the impact of relevant political, socio-economic, technological and cultural issues.
EAN: 9781398613454
Edition: 1
Format: 240x170
336 pages

About the book

Understand how to support the successful running of an international business through HR practices which respond to global and local contexts and reflect a changing broader landscape.

Essentials of International Human Resource Management
is a concise and applied textbook which explores HR strategies and approaches for a range of organizations that operate internationally. Key topics covered include core HR functional areas, expatriation and repatriation, managing cultural differences and equality, diversity and inclusion. It also explores how relevant political, socio-economic, technological and cultural contexts impact on international HR, with examples from BAE Systems and Changan Ford.

Focusing on both established and emerging economies, the book examines cutting-edge topics including Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), emotional and cultural intelligence, work-life balance and the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. In-text features include learning outcomes, key concept boxes and activities. The book is supported by online resources consisting of PowerPoint lecture slides, self-test questions and further resource and video links.

This is an essential resource for master's level and upper undergraduate students of international HRM.

About the authors

John Opute is Associate Professor in International HRM at London South Bank University, UK, and Course Director of its International HRM MSc. He has over 20 years industry experience of general and human resources management and has held key HR positions in several multinational companies across the globe.