Center for International Human Resource Studies



Center for International Human Resource Studies

Dr. Elaine Farndale
Center Director, Center for International Human Resource Studies

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Conference Program

All sessions will be held at Gothenburg University Vasagatan 1, 405 30 Göteborg, Sweden

Thursday, June 13, 2024

8:15–8:45 a.m.
Registration & Breakfast
8:45–9:00 a.m.
Conference Welcome from Elaine Farndale, Director of School of Labor and Employment Relations, Penn State University
9:00–10:45 a.m.
Opening Panel Discussion: Expanding the Global Workforce and Workplace
10:45–11:00 a.m.
Fika Break
11:00 a.m.–noon
Publishing Panel
Maral Muratbekova (ESCP Business School), Astrid Reichel (University of Salzburg), Mireia Valverde (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
Noon–1:30 p.m.
1:30–3:00 p.m.
Paper Session 1: Tracks 1, 2, 3
3:00–3:30 p.m.
Fika Break
3:30–5:00 p.m.
Paper Session 2: Tracks 4, 5, 6
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Dinner and Presentation of Best Paper Award

Friday, 14 June 2024

8:30–9:00 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast
9:00–10:15 a.m.
Keynote Plenary and Discussion
Professor Wayne Cascio: “Remote/Hybrid Work: Impacts on IHRM”
10:15–10:45 a.m.
Fika Break
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
Paper Session 3: Tracks 7, 8, 9
12:15–1:15 p.m.
1:15–2:45 p.m.
Paper Session 4: Tracks 10, 11, 12
2:45–3:15 p.m.
Fika Break
3:15–4:45 p.m.
Paper Session 5: Tracks 13, 14
4:45–5:30 p.m.
Closing Panel Discussion: “Future of IHRM: Crises management!”
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Final Networking Reception

Paper Sessions

Paper sessions – DRAFT – please note that this program may be subject to change!

Paper Session 1 - Thursday, June 13, 2024 1:30–3:00 p.m.

Track 1: The role of crises in shaping IHRM practices
Chair: József Poór

Marzena Stor (Wroclaw University of Economics and Business)
Łukasz Haromszeki (Wroclaw University of Economics and Business)
Exploring employer branding and company performance results in non-crisis and crisis times: The mediating role of HRM outcomes in central European MNCs
Heike Schinnenburg (University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück)
Nicole Böhmer (University of Applied Sciences Osnabrück)
Re-focusing global talent management: Frontline and essential work as the new challenge
József Poór (János Selye University)
Botond Géza Kálmán (Kodolányi János University)
Sylvia Tóbiás Kosár (János Selye University)
Erika Seres Huszárik (János Selye University)
Tibor Zsigmond (János Selye University)
Szilárd Malatynszki (Kodolányi János University)
Impact of uncertain socioeconomic environment on management and HR, considering a consecutive empirical research in 2022 and 2023

Track 2: Fairness and trust in the global workplace
Chair: Margarita Nyfoudi

Clive Boddy (Anglia Ruskin University)
Louise Boulter (Bishop Grosseteste University)
HRM’s response to reports of workplace bullying
Bennie Linde (North-West University)
Testing the experience of an employment fairness model
Margarita Nyfoudi (University of Birmingham)
Dialogic interactions within a fragmented global workforce: A conceptual model and research agenda for trust dynamics

Track 3: Diversity and social justice in global workforces (Part 1)
Chair: Nancy Papalexandris

Xiaoni Ren (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
Angharad Clarke (Welsh Government)
Talent resourcing in a global corporation: A critical evaluation of diversity in recruitment
Ravi Rajak (The University of Bristol)
Pardeep Singh Attri (The University of Bath)
Inclusion’s impact: Gender diversity and its influence on entrepreneurial strategies in emerging market economies
Nancy Papalexandris (Athens University Of Economics And Business)
Managing diversity and inclusion: The case of neurodiversity

Paper Session 2 - Thursday, June 13, 2024 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Track 4: Expatriate management (Part 1)
Chair: Kim Trung Nguyen

Karin Sixl-Daniell (MCI)
Hanna Jelinkova
Global mobility: Challenges of male non-traditional expatriates
Kim Trung Nguyen (National Taipei University)
Angela Shin-Yih Chen (National Taipei University)
The effects of grit, cultural intelligence, and psychological availability toward expatriates’ work adjustment and workplace well-being

Track 5: HRM in multinationals and global supply chains

Mireia Valverde (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
Nadima Hassan (Universitat Rovira i Virgili)
Jordi Trullen (ESADE, Universitat Ramon Llull)
Configurations of HRM decentralization and devolution in multi-unit organizations
Joey Soehardjojo (Manchester Metropolitan University)
HRM in multinationals and global supply chains

Track 6: High-performance work systems in different national settings
Chair: Sudhir Chandra Das

Jana Blštáková (University of Economics in Bratislava
Soňa Ďurišová (University of Economics in Bratislava)
ESG-related HRM Practice Influencing Employee Retention: CRANET data-based evidence
Mohammad Faraz Naim (BITS Pilani)
Meera Peethambaran (BITS Pilani)
Navigating the uncertain landscape: How do high performance work systems foster employees’ flourishing-at-work?
Sudhir Chandra Das (Banaras Hindu University)
Sunil Kumar (Ram Krishna College Madhubani)
Effects of high-performance work systems on employee outcomes (trust, employee commitment, job satisfaction, and empowerment) in India’s public sector undertaking: An application of ordinal logistic regression

Paper Session 3 – Friday, June 14, 2024 10:45 a.m.– 12:15 p.m.

Track 7: Global careers
Chair: Shaofang Zong

Hermann Lassleben (Reutlingen University, ESB Business School)
The impact of international work experience on career advancement: Examining the career trajectories of international business graduates
Shaofang Zong (University of Vaasa)
Vesa Suutari (University of Vaasa)
Systematic literature review of research on sustainable careers: Directions for research in the global career context

Track 8: Cultural perspectives on IHRM
Chair: Rakoon Piyanontalee

Marco Leander Rapp (WU Vienna)
Wolfgang Mayrhofer (WU Vienna)
Torsten Biemann (University of Mannheim)
Irmela Koch-Bayram (University of Mannheim)
Clusters, what clusters? Investigating HRM clusters’ internal homogeneity
Volker Stein (University of Siegen)
Making in-depth understanding of culture a competitive advantage: The key to effective country-specific leadership in multinational corporations
Reimara Valk (American University in Dubai)
Lina Yousif (Media One Hotel Dubai)
Lynne McGarvey The Arts Club Dubai)
Exploring wasta and religious values and principles: A case study of employee engagement in the UAE hospitality sector

Track 9: HRM in Overlooked Global Contexts
Chair: Chitalu Kabwe

S. Bruce Thomson (MacEwan University)
J. Packard (MacEwan University)
N. Ouedraogo (MacEwan University)
M. A. R. Khan (NAIT)
Did you vote for me? Leadership and HRM in a developing country: The challenges in the context of public administration vs. political organizations
Leonardo Liberman (UM6P)
Amal Tamtli (UM6P)
HRM in Morocco
Chitalu Kabwe (Kennesaw State University)
Christine Phiri-Mushibwe (Unicaf University)
Strategic HRM in the global south: The case of Zambia

Paper Session 4 – Friday, June 14, 2024 1:15–2:45 p.m.

Track 10: Virtual and automated global work
Chair: Astrid Reichel

Ekaterina Salovskaia (ESCP Business School)
The role of the employee in co-creating virtual organizational spaces
Nhung Hendy (Towson University)
Phuong Bach (Towson University)
Cultural differences in employee attitude toward AI-based hiring assessment
Astrid Reichel (University of Salzburg)
Isabella Scheibmayr (University of Salzburg)
Christina Fuchs (University of Salzburg)
The global rise of algorithmic HRM – research into neglected incentive effect

Track 11: Global workplace communication dynamics
Chair: Bora Kwon

Cho Hyun Park (Purdue University)
Bora Kwon (Sacred Heart University)
Sunyoung Park (Louisiana State University)
Navigating the next normal work environment: implications for HRM realignment
Margarita Nyfoudi (University of Birmingham)
How employees learn to speak up in small & medium-size organizational settings
Irene Zografou (Athens University of Economics and Business)
Eleanna Galanaki (Athens University of Economics and Business)
Nikolaos Pachos-Fokialis (Delft University of Technology)
Do open communication and job crafting enable innovative work performance? The role of employer branding

Track 12: Diversity and social justice in global workforces (Part 2)
Chair: Nyamupachari Vareta

Christiana Ierodiakonou (University of Cyprus)
Rafaella Kounna (University of Cyprus)
Eleni Stavrou (University of Cyprus)
Contextual and temporal effects on diversity enlargement programs in organizations
Daniela Aliberti (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Rita Bissola (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Barbara Imperatori (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)
Ethnic discrimination in professional service firms: The interplay of work of professionals, organizational practices, and European integration programs
Nyamupachari Vareta (Durban University of Technology)
Bongani Dlamin (Durban University of Technology)
Workforce diversity, discrimination and decision-making in SME organizations

Paper Session 5 – Friday, June 14, 2024 3:15–4:45 p.m.

Track 13: Expatriate management (2)
Chair: Chris Brewster

Rodrigo Mello (University of Vaasa)
Vesa Suutari (University of Vaasa)
Shaofang Zong (University of Vaasa)
Samu Kemppinen (University of Vaasa)
Liisa Mäkelä (University of Vaasa)
Tania Biswas (University of Vaasa)
Career Adaptability And Sustainable Careers: A Study Among Expatriates
Vlad Vaiman (California Lutheran University, School of Management)
Foteini Kravariti (University of Portsmouth)
Ksenia Usanova (University of Luxembourg)
Managing talent of assigned expatriates: Current theory and future research
Chris Brewster (Henley Business School, University of Reading)
Adrian Wilkinson (Griffiths University)
Washika Haak-Saheem (University of Dubai)
Expatriate voice: The effects of nationality and social status

Track 14: Institutional perspectives on IHRM
Chair: Nick Prince

Sagi Kunju Kunju Mathew (Curtin University)
Institutional logic complexities: Challenges in managing employees in the Indian automobile industry: A case study
Patricia Rațiu (Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)
Kinga Kerekes (Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)
Monica Aniela Zaharie (Babeș-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)
Sharing responsibilities for major HRM policy decisions between line managers and HR professionals: The moderating effect of organizational and contextual characteristics
Nick Prince (University of Wyoming)
Hilla Peretz (Ort Braude)
Jake Holwerda (University of Wyoming)
International quiet quitting: Job demands, job resources and institutional impacts