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AUTHORS: Dowling/Festing/Engle - ©2008
International business is booming -- and human resource management is key to sustaining the growth. The groundbreaking fifth edition of INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: MANAGING PEOPLE IN A MULTINATIONAL CONTEXT combines the current theory, real-world examples, and practical applications to give you a thorough understanding of the key role of human resource management in international business. Now offering an even stronger global emphasis, this edition draws from the expertise of its expanded author team, which includes tri-continental representation from Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America. A true international work, the text captures the compelling realities facing HRM professionals practicing in multinational enterprises. It covers the latest issues and developments from the field, including new strategic forms, repatriation, transpatriation practices and strategic uses of global careers, ROI of expatriate assignments, the complexities of standardizing and customizing HRM practices and activities across local environments, specific IHRM challenges of offshoring in India and China, multinational family-owned firms, safety and security issues, and much more. Packed with relevant examples, cases, and cutting-edge insight, INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: MANAGING PEOPLE IN A MULTINATIONAL CONTEXT, 5e equips you with the understanding and tools to succeed in today's increasingly global and complex marketplace.
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