Globalizing Human Resource Management
2004 Routledge ISBN 0 415 30553 5
Paul R. Sparrow Ford Professor of International HRM, Manchester Business School.
Chris Brewster Professor of International HRM, Henley Management College
Hilary Harris Director, Centre for Research into the Management of Expatriation.
Establishes the agenda for the field of global HR as seen by HR professionals themselves
Draws upon research conducted by the authors as part of the CIPD’s Globalization Research Project
Provides a coherent view of the field of Global
“… This book is timely, thorough, and useful. With geographic national borders being replaced by global firms, their work unravels both the HR implications of a global strategy and the HR implications of working in different countries. Their work integrates theory, research, and practice and lays out what managers can do and what researchers should study. By reading and using their work, line managers
and HR professionals will define and create the capabilities needed for success. An exceptional work.” Professor Dave Ulrich, University of Michigan Business School
"…These authors have masterfully drawn from an extensive amount of literature to enrich their own research and produce a work of remarkable depth and insight. [It] will prove invaluable to all those wanting to understand the impact of Globalization on HRM." Professor Jean-Luc Cerdin, Ecole de Commerce , ESSEC Business School
“…This excellent book advances understanding of why multinational enterprises are adopting more global solutions in the delivery of their international human resources management. It also throws much light on how such solutions are delivered so it should be required reading for all those involved in international HRM. " Professor Greg Bamber, co-editor International and Comparative Industrial Relations: Globalisation
and the Development Market Economies, and Director, Graduate School of Management, Griffith University, Australia
“…This book genuinely has globalization at the centre of its research…
in detail [It] is a
challenges and impact of globalisation, the impact of IT and international mobility on the profession… The case studies are a valuable way of providing a reality check on theory research…. We at last have some valuable and practical approaches" From Book review for Human Resources Magazine by Sandy Begbie, Director Group Leadership