Dowling, et. al. (2015) International Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational Context (6th edition), Thomson Learning

Essential Reading
Dowling, et. al. (2015) International Human Resource Management: Managing People in a Multinational Context (6th edition), Thomson Learning
Harzing and Pinnington (2014) International Human Resource Management, London, (4th Edition), Sage
Hollinshead (2010) International and Comparative Human Resource Management, McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Edwards and Rees (2011) (eds.) International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies, (2nd edition) Prentice Hall: London

Recommended Reading
Briscoe, D. et.al. (2012) IHRM: Policies and Practices for Multinational Enterprises, London, Routledge
Dickmann, M. et.al. (2016) International HRM: Contemporary HR Issues in Europe, London, Routledge
Dumetz, J. et. al. (2012) Cross-Cultural Management Textbook. Lessons from the world leading experts, UK, Amazon (Student edition)
Frege and Kelly (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy, London, Routledge
Martínez Lucio, M. (2013) International HRM. An employment relations perspective, London, SAGE
Moran, R., et. al. (2014) Managing Cultural Differences, London, (9th edition), Routledge
Özbilgin, et.al. (2014) International Human Resource Management, Cambridge University Press

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Smith and Rees (2014) Strategic HRM, London, Sage

Introduction to Human Resource Management

Essential reading: Chapter 1 – An introduction to human resource management in:
Beardwell, I., and Claydon T (2007) Human Resource Management: a contemporary approach. Financial Times Prentice Hall.
Stredwick, J. (2014) An Introduction to Human Resource Management. London: Routledge
Smith and Rees (2014) Strategic HRM, London Sage

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Convergence and divergence issues of International HRM

Essential reading: Harzing and Pinnington (2011) Chapter 2
Hollinshead (2009) Chapter 2

Supplementary reading:
Brookes, M., Croucher, R., Fenton-O’Creevy, M. and Godderham, P (2011) ‘Measuring competing explanations of human resource management practices through Cranet survey: Cultural versus institutional explanations, Human Resource Management Review, 21: 26-79
Crouch, C. and Streek, W. (eds.) (1997) Political economy of modern capitalism, Sage
Frege, C and Kelly, J (eds.) (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy. London, Routledge – Chapter 1
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004) International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapter 5
Stredwick, J. (2014) An Introduction to Human Resource Management. London:Routledge
Whitley, R. (ed.) (2002) Competing capitalisms: Institutions and economies, 2 volumes, Edward Elgar.

Cross cultural management
Moran, R., et. al. (2014) Managing Cultural Differences, London, 9th Edition, Routledge
Journal Articles
Alcadipani Da Silveira, R. and Crubelatte, J. (2007) “The notion of Brazilian organizational culture. Questionable generalizations and vague concepts”, Critical Perspectives on International Business, Vol. 3 No. 2, pp. 150-169.

Chapman, M., Gajewska-De Mattos, H., Clegg, J. and Buckley, P.J. (2008) “Close neighbours and distant friends – perceptions of cultural distance”, International Business Review, 17: 217–234.
Dumetz, J. et. al. (2012) Cross-Cultural Management Textbook. Lessons from the world leading experts, UK, Amazon (Student edition)
Beamer, Linda and Varner, Iris (2007), Inter-cultural Communication in the Global Workplace (fourth edition). Boston: McGraw-Hill Education Europe.

Hooker, J. (2009) “Corruption from a cross-cultural perspective, Cross Cultural Management, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 251-267.

Kawar, Tagreed Issa (2012) “Cross Cultural differences in management”, International Journal of Business and Social Science, pp. 105-111
Matveev, A.V. and Nelson, P. (2004) “Cross cultural communication competence and multicultural team performance”, International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 253-270.
McSweeney, B. (2002) “Hofstede’s model of national cultural differences and their consequences: A triumph of faith – a failure of analysis”, Human Relations, Vol. 55 No. 1, pp. 89-118.
Robertson, C.J., Olson, B.J., Gilley, K. M. and Bao, Yongijan (2008) “A cross-cultural comparison of ethical orientations and wiliness to sacrifice ethical standards: China versus Peru”, Journal of Business Ethics, Vol. 81, pp. 413-423.
Rodrigues, I. and Sbragia, R. (2013) “The Cultural Challenges of Managing Global Project Teams: a Study of Brazilian Multinationals”, Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, Vol. 8, Special Issue ALTEC, pp.38-52
Taylor, P. and Bain, P. (2005) “India calling to the far away towns”: the call centre labour process and globalization”, Work, Employment and Society, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 261-282.
Browaeys, Marie-Joëlle and Price, Roger (2008) Understanding Cross-cultural Management. Harlow: Prentice Hall.
Chanlat, J., Davel, E. and Dupuis, J. (Ed.) (2013) Cross-Cultural Management: Culture and Management across the world, London: Routledge.
Deresky, Helen (2005) International Management: Managing Across Borders and Cultures (5th international edition). Indianapolis: Pearson Education ltd.
Hall, Edward, T. and Reed Hall, Mildred (1990) Understanding Cultural Differences. London: Intercultural Press.
Hall, Edward T. (1988), Silent Language. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc.
Gooderham, Paul N. and Nordhaug, Odd (Eds) (2003) International Management: Cross-boundary Challenges. Oxford: Blackwell.
Jack, Gavin and Westwood, Robert (2009) International and Cross-Cultural Management Studies. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Magala, Sławomir (2005) Cross-Cultural Competence. London: Routledge.
Samovar, Larry A. and Porter, Richard E. (Eds) (2006), Intercultural Communication: a Reader. (11th edition) New York: Thomson Learning.
Martínez Lucio, M. (2013) International HRM. An employment relations perspective, London, SAGE
Patel, T. (2014) Cross Cultural Management: a transnational approach, London: Routledge.
Rocha Lawton, N. Forson and Calveley (2016) Untangling Multiple inequalities: intersectionality, work and globalisation, Special Issue, Work Organisation, Labour & Globalisation, Vol. 9, No. 2 (Winter 2015)
Samovar, Larry A. and Porter, Richard E. (Eds) (2010) Communication Between Cultures. (7th edition) New York: Thomson Learning.
Steers, Richard, Sanchez-Runde, Carlos and Nardon, Luciara (2010) Management Across Cultures. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Schneider, Susan C. and Barsoux, Jean-Louis, (2003) Managing Across Cultures (2nd ed). London: Financial Times-Prentice Hall.
Trompenaars, Fons and Hampden-Turner, Charles (1997) Riding the Waves of culture: Understanding Cultural Diversity in Business. London: Nicholas Brearley.

Trompenaars, Fons and Hampden-Turner, Charles (2004) Managing People Across Cultures. Oxford: Capstone Publishing

Internationalisation and multinational corporations

Essential reading: Harzing, A.W. and Pinnington (2011) Chapter 7
Hollinshead (2009), Chapter 3

Supplementary reading:
Bakan, J. (2004) The Corporation, the pathological pursuit of profit and power, London, Constable.
Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M. (2008) ‘Similarity, Isomorphism or Duality? Recent Survey Evidence on the Human Resource Management Policies of Multinational Corporations’ British Journal of Management 19, 320-342
Dobbin (2005) ‘Is Globalisation Making Us All the Same?’ British Journal of Industrial Relations 43:4, 569-576.
Ferner, A., Tregaskis, O., Edwards, P., Edwards, T., Marginson, P., Adam, D. and Meyer, M. (2011) ‘HRM structures and subsidiary discretion in foreign multinationals in the UK’.The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22:3, 483-509. January.
Harzing, A.W.K (1999) Managing the Multinationals: An International Study of Control Mechanisms in Multinational Companies, Edward Elgar, London
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004) International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapters 1 and 2
Hoogvelt A. (2001) Globalization and the Postcolonial world; The new political economy of development. Palgrave Macmillan, London
Klein, N. (2007) The Shock Doctrine: The rise of disaster capitalism. Penguin, London
McGaughey and Cieri (1999) ‘Reassessment of convergence and divergence dynamics: implications for international HRM’. The International Journal of Human Resource Management 10, 235-250.
Comparative employment relations: USA, Europe and Japan

Essential reading: Harzing and Pinnington (2011) Chapter 17
Hollinshead, G (2009) Chapter 6

Supplementary reading:
Bamber, G.J., Lansbury, R.D. and Wailes, N (2011) (eds.) International and Comparative Employment Relations: Globalisation and Change. Sage, London
Behrens, M (2013) ‘Germany’ in Frege, C and Kelly, J (eds.) (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy. London, Routledge
Calveley, M (2005) ‘National Context of International Human Resource Management’ in Özbilgin, M (ed) International Human Resource Management: An Eight Point Framework for Global HR Management Palgrave, London
Edwards, T. and Ferner, A. (2002) ‘The renewed “American challenge”: A Review of Employment Practice in US multinationals’, Industrial Relations Journal, 33(2) 94-111
European industrial relations observatory (EIRO) on line: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/eiro/
Friedman, G (2013) ‘The United States’ in Frege, C and Kelly, J (eds.) (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy. London, Routledge
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004) International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapters 15-18
Heywood, J.S. and Jirjahn U (2009) ‘Family Friendly Practices and Worker Representation in Germany’, Industrial Relations, Vol. 48:1
Parsons, N (2013) ‘France’ in Frege, C and Kelly, J (eds.) (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy. London, Routledge
Whittall, M. Lücking, S. and Trinczek, R (2009) ‘The frontiers within: why employee representatives fail to set up European works councils’ Industrial Relations Journal, 40:6
Whittaker, D. H. (2013) ‘Japan’ in Frege, C and Kelly, J (eds.) (2013) Comparative Employment Relations in the Global Economy. London, Routledge

Human Resource Management in Mexico

Supplementary reading:
Arias- Galicia, L.F. (2005) ‘Human Resource Management in Mexico’ in M.M. Elvira and A. Davila (eds.) Managing Human Resources in Latin America; An Agenda for International Leaders’ London and New York, Routledge
Cantú de la Torre, I., & Cantú Licón, L. (2009). Focus on Mexico. Training, 46 (2), 20.
Davila, and Elvira, M.M. (2005) Culture and human resources management.In Managing Human Resources in Latin America, London and New York: Routledge.
Davila, A., & Elvira, M. (2007).Psychological contracts and performance management in Mexico.International Journal of Manpower, 28(5), 384-402.
Daspro, E. (2009). An analysis of U.S. multinationals’ recruitment practices in Mexico. Journal of Business Ethics, 87, 221-232.
Dowlatshahi, S. (2001).Managing a labour strike at a Maquiladora Industry: A case study.International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 21(5/6), 728-749.
Edwards, T. and Ferner, A. (2002) The renewed ‘American challenge’: A Review of Employment Practice in US multinationals, Industrial Relations Journal, 33(2) 94-111
Fairris, D., & Levine, E. (2004).Declining union density in Mexico, 1984-2000.Monthly Labor Review, 127(9), 10-17.
Gannon, M. (2004).The Mexican fiesta.In Understanding global cultures.London: Sage Publications.
Greer, C., & Stephens, G. (2007).The state of the unions in Mexico.Journal of Labor Research, 28(1), 69-92.
Hoshino, T. (2004) “Family Business in Mexico: responses to human resource and management succession”, Discussion papers, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organisation.
King (2010) “Varieties of Neoliberalism in Latin America” [On line] Winter 2010 [Pdf] Available in: http://people.carleton.edu/~amontero/Geoff%20King.pdf
Olivas-Lujan, M., Ramirez, J., & Zapata-Cantu, L. (2007). E-HRM in Mexico: Adapting innovativeness for global competitiveness. International Journal of Manpower, 28(5), 418-434.
Puente-Tostado, D., &Gonzalez-Uribe, A. (2004). Employment termination in Mexico: A trap for the unwary? Employee Relations Law Journal, 30(3), 65-73.

International staffing and expatriation

Essential reading: Harzing and Pinnington (2011) Chapter 6
Hollinshead (2009) Chapter 4

Supplementary reading:
Black, J.S., Gregersen, H.B., Mendenhall, M.E., and Stroh, L.K. (1999) Globalizing people through international assignments, Reading, MA: Addison Wesley
Cole, N.D. (2011) ‘Managing global talent: solving the spousal adjustment problem’, The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22:7, 1504-1530, April
Harzing, A.W.K. (2001) ‘Of bears, bumble-bees and spiders: the role of expatriates in controlling foreign subsidiaries’, Journal of World Business, 36 (4) 366-379
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004) International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapter 10
Hollinshead, Forson, Rocha-Lawton, Calveley (2015) Key Players, In Özbilgin, et.al. IHRM, Cambridge.
Isidor, R., Schwens, C. and Kabst, R. (2011) ‘Human resource management and early internationalization: is there a leap-frogging in international staffing?’,The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22:10, 2167-2184, June
Shaffer, M.A., Harrison, D.A., Gilley, K.M. (1999) ‘Dimensions, determinants and differences in the expatriate adjustment process’, Journal of International Business Studies, 30(3) 557-581

International training and development and repatriation

Essential reading: Harzing and Pinnington (2014) Chapter 11
Hollinshead (2009) Chapter 5
Supplementary reading:
Fowler, S.M, and Mumford, M.G. (1999) Intercultural sourcebook: cross-cultural training methods, volume 2, Intercultural Press
Hamori, M. and Koyuncu, B. (2011) ‘Career advancement in large organisations in Europe and the United tates: do international assignments add value?’,The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 22:4, 843-862, February
Harzing and Pinnington (2014) International Human Resource Management, 4th edition, London, Sage
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004)International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapter 11
Harrison,J.K.(1994) ‘Developing successful expatriate managers: A framework for the structural design and strategic alignment of cross-cultural training programs’, Human Resource Planning, 17, 17-35
Hollinshead, G. and Leat, M. (1995) Human Resource Management; An International and Comparative Perspective, Chapter 8
Woodall, J (2011) ‘International Management Development’ in T. Edwards and C. Rees (eds.) International Human Resource Management:Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies, 2nd. Edn. FT Prentice Hall: London
Prime, J., Jonsen, K., Carter, N. and Maznevski, M.L. (2008) ‘Managers’ Perceptions of Women and Men Leaders: A Cross cultural Comparison’ International Journal of Cross Cultural Management 8(2): 171-210
Scullion and Collings (Global Talent Management,2011)Implementation Could, Should and Does Vary in Different Countries=Interaction of Cultural, Institutional, Regional, Industry and Organisational Factors

International compensation and performance management
Essential reading: Harzing and Pinnington (2011) Chapters 13 and 14
Hollinshead (2009) Chapter 5

Supplementary reading:
Bernthall, P.R. (1996) ‘Comparing performance management practices in the United States and Pacific Rim’, Advances in International Comparative Management, 11,1-29
Harzing, A. and Van Ruysseveldt, J. (2004) International Human Resource Management, London, Sage – Chapter 12
Lowe, K.Milliman, J. De Cieri, H. and Dowling,P. (2002) ‘International compensation practices: a ten country comparative analysis’, Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, 40 (1) 55-78
Vernon, G. (2006) ‘International and comparative pay and reward’ in T. Edwards and C. Rees (eds.) International Human Resource Management: Globalization, National Systems and Multinational Companies, 2nd. Edn. FT Prentice Hall: London
Hollinshead, G. and Leat, M. (1995) Human Resource Management; An International and Comparative Perspective, Chapter 8

International Recruitment and Talent Management

Alewell, D., Hauff, S., Thommes, K. & Weiland, K. (2009) ‘Triggers of HR outsourcing decisions – an empirical analysis of German firms’. The International Journal of Human Resources Management. Vol. 20, No. 7, p. 1599-1617.
Ambos T., et.al. (ed) (2016) Perspectives on Headquarters- Subsidiary Relationships in the Contemporary MNC, London, Emerald.
Areiqat, A.Y., Abdelhadi, T. & Al-Tarawneh, H.A. (2010) ‘Talent management as strategic practice of human resources management to improve human performance’. Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business. Vol. 2, No. 2, p. 329- 341.
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Academic Journals and Periodicals
Asia Pacific Journal of Management
Bargaining Report
British Journal of Industrial Relations
British Journal of Management
Critical Perspectives on International Business
Cross-Cultural Research
Culture and Organization
Equal Opportunities Review
European Commission, Employment in Europe, annual report
European IDS Report
European Industrial Relations Observatory, EIRObserver, at http://www.eiro.eurofound.it
European Industrial Relations Review
European Journal of Industrial Relations
European Management Journal
European Trade Union Institute, Transfer, quarterly
Gender, Work and Organization
Group and Organization Management
Human Relations
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Development International
IDS (Incomes Data Services) Employment Europe
Industrial Relations Journal
International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management
Intercultural Communication
International Human Resource Management Journal
International Journal of Human Resource Management
International Journal of Training and Development
International Labour Relations Review
International Labour Review
International Studies of Management and Organization
Journal of International Business Studies
Journal of International Management
Journal of Organizational Change Management
Labour Market Trends
Labour Research

Management International Review
Management Learning
Organization
Organization Studies
People Management
Scandinavian Journal of Management
Work, Employment and Society

Useful Websites
http://www.cipd.co.uk(The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK)
http://www.shrm.org (The US Society for Human Resource Management (SMRM) and home page list of international HR websites)
http://www.harzing.org
http://www.ipma-hr.org (International Personnel Management Association (IPMA), a professional association for public personnel professionals. Includes a list of useful HRM sites around the world)
http://www.workindex.com (Search engine based at Cornell University targeting work and HR- related websites)
http://www.ilo.org (International Labour Organisation)
http://www.windhamint.com (GMAC global relocation service provides information about international relocation and expatriate management)
http://www.meridianglobal.com (Meridian Resources website to help pre-departure training for expatriates)
http://www.expat-repat.com (Provides coaching for expatriate performance in international assignments)
http://www.erc.com (Employee Relocation Council information about international relocation and expatriate management)
http://www.livingabroad.com (magazine for expatriates)
http://www.unctad.org (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development)
http://www.transparency.org (Transparency International Corruption Index – ranks 102 countries on perceived level of corruption)
http://www.eiro.eurofound.ie (The European Industrial Relations Observatory Online)
http://ethics.acusd.edu (search engine for material on business ethics)
http://www.ifg.org(international forum on globalization – NGOs and activists from North and South countries)
http://www.twnside.org (third world network)
http://www.focusweb.org (Focus on the Global South)

International human resource management – Brewster, Chris 2011

Developing intercultural awareness: a cross-cultural training handbook – Kohls, L. Robert, Knight, John M. c1994
Riding the waves of culture: understanding diversity in global business – Trompenaars, Fons, Hampden-Turner, Charles 2012

Building cross-cultural competence: how to create wealth from conflicting values – Hampden-Turner, Charles, Trompenaars, Fons c2000

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