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Migration and Human Resource Management
Migration and human resource management
Nathan LillieErka ÇaroLisa BerntsenInes Wagner
Learning Objectives
  • To understand the background of labour migration
  • To understand the contemporary context of migration and the varieties of mobility
  • To understand the role of MNCs and the impact of trade unions on the regulation and use of migrants
  • To raise issues related to rights and decency at work in relation to migrants and their employment
Introduction

This chapter sets the scene for the understanding of labour mobility in time and in space from the perspective of international human resource management. Labour mobility and migration confront human resource managers with a number of unique challenges. Migration is the territorial movement of people, both temporary and permanent. Migration presents opportunities and challenges to managers and policy makers. ...

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