This groundbreaking new book is core reading for courses in International Human Resource Management. Drawing together a team of internationally renowned experts, International Human Resource Management: An Employment Relations Perspective is an exciting and innovative text that looks at this field from a fresh angle. Miguel Martinez Lucio's new text takes a global approach to International Human Resource Management, looking at the implications of globalization for industrial relations and transnational companies. Topics covered include international regulation, business ethics, the implications of migration and mobility, and the way that transnational companies behave in developing countries. Key features: Packed with international case studies and examples! Full pedagogy including reflective questions! A comprehensive companion website containing full-text articles, weblinks, an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint slides, additional case studies and podcasts. International Human Resource Management: An Employment Relations Perspective is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students looking for a genuinely critical text.

Regulating Work and Employment Internationally: The Emergence of Soft Regulation
Regulating work and employment internationally: The emergence of soft regulation
Robert MacKenzieMiguel Martínez Lucio
Learning Objectives
  • To explain the meaning and development of regulation
  • To outline the way regulation has been changing
  • To discuss the ways in which multinational corporations are regulated in new and ‘soft’ ways in the international context
  • To outline the dilemmas related to regulation in the transnational context
Introduction

This chapter addresses the notion of regulation and the transformation of regulation, in relation to work and the management of the employment relationship. We explore how we should understand the concept of regulation and why it is important for our understanding of the management of employment internationally. Regulation is often taken as being synonymous with the role of law ...

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