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.

National Labour and Employment Relations Systems and the Impact of Globalization
National labour and employment relations systems and the impact of globalization
Miguel Martínez Lucio
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the nature of labour and employment relations and their relevance to a discussion of work, employment and management in a global context
  • To understand the different tensions that underlie employment relations
  • To appreciate the different reasons why systems of labour and employment relations vary by country
  • To understand the changing nature of labour and employment relations due to the development of globalization
  • To appreciate the ways that regulation continues to play a role
  • To understand innovative developments in the role of the state

This chapter looks at how the national level of state intervention in employment relations and its general regulation by national bodies ...

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