International Human Resource Management: An Employment Relations Perspective

International Human Resource Management: An Employment Relations Perspective

By: Miguel Martinez-Lucio (editor)Hardback

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An innovative and thought-provoking resource designed to support the study of International and Human Resource Management and Employment Relations. Written by an internationally renowned team of experts and underpinned by cutting-edge research, International Human Resource Management tackles a broad range of controversial and often marginalised issues associated with globalisation and its impact on multinational companies and employees. Prepare to be gripped by fascinating and sometimes shocking revelations about the darker realities of a more globalised context and to emerge fully aware of these issues in the workplace and in employment generally. A truly global range of case studies and examples within the book plus carefully selected journal articles online will further enhance your learning experience and outcomes. Visit the companion website at for PowerPoint slides, additional case studies, online journal articles and web links related to topics covered in the book. An electronic inspection copy is available for instructors.

About Author

Miguel Martinez Lucio is Professor of Comparative Industrial Relations and International HRM at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester.


Introduction: An employment relations perspective to IHRM - Miguel Martinez Lucio PART ONE: FRAMEWORKS AND CONTEXT Chapter 1: Globalization, organizations and employment: the dynamics of degradation? - Miguel Martinez Lucio Chapter 2: The Changing Nature of HRM, Organizational Change and Globalization - Phil Almond and Maria Gonzalez Chapter 3: National labour and employment relations systems and the impact of globalization - Miguel Martinez Lucio PART TWO: THE INTERNAL ENVIRONMENT Chapter 4: Pay and Remuneration in Multinationals - Oscar Rodriguez Ruiz Chapter 5: Equality, diversity and fairness as a new politics in multinational corporations - Fang Lee Cooke Chapter 6: Training and workplace skills in the context of globalization: new directions and discourses in skills - Miguel Martinez Lucio and Stephen Mustchin Chapter 7: Lean production and globalization: a 'revolutionary' management agenda and the remaking of lavour intensification? - Paul Stewart PART THREE: THE EXTERNAL ENVIRONMENT Chapter 8: Economic and social context: Are there varieties of capitalism? What difference does it make to employment relations? - Leo McCann Chapter 9: The learning environment and the politics of globalization: consultants and business schools between standardization and rhetoric - Carlos J. Fernandez Rodriguez Chapter 10: Developing contexts of human resource management and industrial relations: globalization and employment relations strategies and narratives - Naresh Kumar and Miguel Martinez Lucio Chapter 11: Migration and human resource management - Nathan Lillie, Erka Caro, Lisa Berntsen and Ines Wagner Chapter 12: Regulating work and employment internationally: the emergence of soft regulation - Robert MacKenzie and Miguel Martinez Lucio Chapter 13: Globalization, multinational corporations and trade unions: creating new forms of international trade unionism and new forms of representation within multinational corporations - Miguel Martinez Lucio and Jeremy Waddington Chapter 14: Media, new union strategies and non-government organizations as global players: the struggle over representation and work - Steve Walker Conclusion: Contested spaces, globalization and the new politics of regulation - Miguel Martinez Lucio

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857029751
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780857029751
  • weight: 28
  • ISBN10: 0857029754

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