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.

Introduction: An Employment Relations Perspective to IHRM
Introduction: An employment relations perspective to IHRM
Miguel Martínez Lucio
The Challenge of Globalization

The way people work, the character and nature of their workplaces, the manner in which they are managed and the mechanisms by which they are recruited into these jobs have to a great extent reflected the economic, political and cultural characteristics of their national economies and specific sectors of employment. A national economy may be more or less developed, the technologies used may vary, and there may be customs and practices that have shaped the way people work and how they value or view the management of their work and themselves as workers. The laws that govern their work may also differ. For example, the rights they ...

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