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Essentials of International Human Resource Management Managing People Globally

by David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova

Essentials of International Human Resource Management Managing People Globally Synopsis

The book is an essentials volume that extracts key concepts in the management of people in a global context and presents them in a concise volume. In doing so it seeks to balance the various perspectives on the topic while reflecting the most current research available. Extensive references will allow readers wishing to explore concepts in more depth an avenue to do so. Each chapter begins with an introductory vignette (short case) that exemplifies the core issues to be discussed in the chapter. The vignette is referred to later in the chapter as the topic is developed. This approach is designed to make the reader immediately aware of how the knowledge can be applied. This device is in addition to end-of-chapter cases, which are used to reinforce concepts presented. Each chapter closes with a set of discussion questions designed to reinforce and/or apply key points in the chapter.

Essentials of International Human Resource Management Managing People Globally Press Reviews

Adopting a truly global perspective, Essentials of International Human Resource Management by Thomas and Lazarova, provides a first rate account of the anatomy of this evolving field. In incorporating insights garnered from international, comparative and cross-cultural lenses, the authors unearth the explanatory power of contextualism and demonstrate the true value of a `levels of analysis' approach. Illustrative case studies serve to augment the theoretical material making it an indispensable resource for any student of IHRM. -- Michael J Morley This is a timely book delivering what it says in the title: essentials of IHRM. Its contextualized perspective gives it a unique flavor. A must read for students and practitioners of IHRM alike. -- Wolfgang Mayrhofer Essentials of International Human Resource Management: Managing People Globally is a must-read for anyone studying or managing human talent in a global context. Written by leading experts in the field, this book should be on the bookshelf of anyone needing cutting-edge knowledge in international human resource management. -- Paula Caligiuri

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412995917
Publication date: 15th August 2013
Author: David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 376 pages
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About David C. Thomas, Mila B. Lazarova

David C. Thomas (PhD, University of South Carolina) is currently the Beedie Professor of International Management at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. He is the author of ten books, including most recently The Multicultural Mind: Unleashing the Hidden Force for Innovation in Your Organization (Berrett-Kohler Publishers). He has also authored Essentials of International Human Resource Management: Managing People Globally from SAGE Publications (with Mila B. Lazarova) and the best selling Cultural Intelligence: People Skills for Global Business, published by Berrett-Koehler Publishers (with Kerr Inkson). With Peter B. Smith and Mark F. Peterson he published the Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management Research ...

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