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Focusing on major variables considered when making comparative studies, this book discusses the management of people throughout different countries and different cultures. It presents a contribution to the debate about the nature and purpose of human resource management.
Part 1 Cultural differences: the utilisation of human resources - a proposed approach, K.Thurley; organisational commitment - the key to Japanese success?, P.Briggs; socio political environment and management - employee relationships, an empirical study of England and India, M.Tayeb. Part 2 Comparisons of HR practices and strategies: industrial relations trajectories and European human resource management, J.Grahl and P.Teague; strategy shifts in industrial relations, a comparative study of South Korea and Singapore, B.Sharma; changing patterns of employment for women in banks - case studies in USA, Britain and France, B.Springer. Part 3 Comparisons of HR roles and structures: the personnel function - an Anglo-German comparison, P.Lawrence; a comparative study of human resource management in selected Greek and foreign owned subsidiaries, N.Papalexandris; personnel management in Africa, D.Akinnusi. Part 4 Comparison of HR policies - disputes and conciliation: the generation and resolution of industrial conflict public policy, regulation and the work place in Canada and Britain, L.Haiven; perceptions of labour conciliation in Hong Kong and Singapore - a comparative replication, P.Kirkbride et al. Part 5 Comparisons of HR policies - management occupations and development: the changing characteristics of managers in managerial employment in the 1980's, M.Roomkin; effectiveness at the top - preliminary analysis of 32 European organisations, A.Kakabadse; HR management in Europe - structures, policies and techniques, P.Metcalfe and F.Bournois. Part 6 Comparative studies and the development of HRM, S.Tyson and C.Brewster.
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