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.

Globalization, Organizations and Employment: The Dynamics of Degradation?
Globalization, organizations and employment: The dynamics of degradation?
Miguel Martínez Lucio
Learning Objectives
  • To comprehend the way globalization is discussed and what it means
  • To link the issue of globalization to the changing nature of work and employment
  • To appreciate the way MNCs have evolved
  • To comprehend the challenges to workers that globalization brings in terms of precarious employment and work intensification
  • To appreciate the new ironies and tensions concerning work and employment brought by globalization
Introduction

The nature of organizations and employment is changing. There has for some time been a belief that stable employment and organizational structures are no longer a common feature of the ‘new’ global context. To a great extent, this may be a view that has predominated in the more ...

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