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Journal special issues dedicated to IHRM
Special issue from CIHRS' 4th Global Conference on IHRM
Volume 33, Issue 1 Special Issue: Positioning Context Front and Center in International Human Resource Management Research (January 2023) is devoted to papers presented during the 4th Global Conference on IHRM held at Penn State in May 2019. This special issue was guest-edited by: Elaine Farndale, Jaime Bonache, Anthony McDonnell, Bora Kwon.
Special issue from CIHRS' 3rd Global Conference on IHRM
Volume 61, issue 3 (2019) of the Thunderbird International Business Review is devoted to papers presented during the 3rd Global Conference on IHRM, hosted by St John’s University in New York in May 2017. This special issue was guest-edited by CIHRS members: Elaine Farndale, Sven Horak, Jean Phillips, and Maria Beamond.
Special issue from CIHRS' 2nd Global Conference on IHRM
Volume 28, issue 12 (2017) of the International Journal of Human Resource Management is devoted to papers presented during the 2nd Global Conference on IHRM held at Penn State in May 2015. This special issue was guest-edited by CIHRS members: Elaine Farndale, Sumita Raghuram, Stan Gully, Helen Liu, Jean Phillips & Maja Vidovic. The articles included cover a range of IHRM-related topics:
- A Vision of International Human Resource Management Research
- On Theory, Technique and Text: Guidelines and Suggestions on Publishing International Human Resource Management Research
- Are MNCs norm entrepreneurs or followers? The changing relationship between host country institutions and MNC HRM practices
- The relationships among participatory management practices for improving firm profitability: Evidence from the South Korean manufacturing industry
- Management compensation systems in Central and Eastern Europe: a comparative analysis
- The impact of foreign ownership and control on the organizational identification of host country managers working at MNC subsidiaries
International Journal of Human Resource Management Special Issue
Volume 26, issue 6 (2015) of the International Journal of Human Resource Management is devoted to ‘A global perspective on diversity and inclusion in work organizations’. This special issue was an initiative of the HR Division of the Academy of Management, guest edited by, among others, CIHRS members Elaine Farndale and Sumita Raghuram.
Books related to IHRM research
Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management: Second Edition
Edited by Chris Brewster, Wolfgang Mayrhofer, and Elaine Farndale. This 2018 second, updated and extended edition of the Handbook of Research on Comparative Human Resource Management draws on the work of many of the world’s leading researchers in the field to present the state of the art to scholars, students and practitioners. The Handbook provides a detailed focus on the theoretical underpinnings of Comparative HRM, on comparative studies of specific areas of HRM practice and on the unique features of HRM in all the main regions of the world.
The Global Human Resource Management Casebook: Second edition
Edited by Liza Castro Christiansen, Michal Biron, Elaine Farndale, and Bård Kuvaas. This second edition Casebook, published in 2017, is a collection of international teaching cases focusing on contemporary human resource management issues. Each case centers primarily on one country and illustrates a significant challenge faced by managers and HR practitioners, helping students to understand how the issues they learn about in class play out in the real world.
Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Middle East
This 2016 Handbook provides evidence-based information regarding the dynamics of HRM in this important region. The book includes contextual and functional issues such as societal and cultural perspectives, performance management and talent management; country-specific HRM covering the GCC, Levant and North African nations; and emerging themes such as HR issues related to domestic workers, labor localization, expatriate management, CSR, Wasta, foreign and public sector firms.
The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management
This 2015 volume examines cutting-edge themes, with the input of contributions from both established and
emerging scholars. The Routledge Companion to International Human Resource Management gives a state-of-the-art overview of the key themes, topics and debates in the discipline, with valuable insights into directions for future research.
Handbook of Human Resource Management in Emerging Markets
Bringing together a diverse set of key HRM themes such as talent management, global careers and employee engagement, this remarkably wide ranging work (published 2015) on managing human resources in more than 20 emerging markets is written by world-leading experts in HRM in emerging markets and based on leading-edge research and practice.
Online resources related to IHRM
A blog about expatriates and intercultural communication by Marian van Bakel, University of Southern Denmark. This blog mainly speaks to a practitioner audience including posts to make academic articles more accessible.
Prof. Reiche’s research focuses on international assignments and forms of global work, knowledge transfer, talent retention, cross-cultural management and global leadership.
Harzing: Research in International Management
Prof. Harzing has produced many useful resources for scholars in the field of international human resource management. Check out the website to see more.