Strategic international human resource management

Erwee, Ronel (2007) Strategic international human resource management. In: Global business environments and strategies: managing for global competitive advantage, 3rd ed. Oxford University Press Southern Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, pp. 173-201. ISBN 9780195786828


This chapter starts with a discussion of strategic international human resource management models. It then focuses on the practical implementations of specific human resource policies in an international environment. It suggests human resource management strategies to manage expatriate managers as well as highlights best practices for expatriate and local staffing, recruitment and planning. It recognises the complexities of adaptation of expatriate dual-career couples and women managers and provides examples of managerial interest in international assignments. It explores cross-cultural training of expatriates, complexities of performance evaluation for expatriates and discusses issues in designing an international compensation policy.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
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Additional Information: Chapter 8. Global Business Environments and Strategies 3e is an updated version of the second edition, which was adopted at several universities. The book is on international business principles and has a specific South African, Southern African and SADC bias. Engenders practical development of business skills and acumen; contains many local, and international but relevant business cases.
Depositing User: Prof. Ronel Erwee
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2008 07:30
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2012 03:13
Uncontrolled Keywords: human resources; management; communication
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150305 Human Resources Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Identification Number or DOI: 9780195764437

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