Global Human Resource Management

The internationalization of business has proceeded at a rapid pace as the world has become a global economy. Many U.S. firms receive a substantial portion of their profits and sales ...

HRM in Germany

In Germany, wages and working hours are the exclusive territory of the labor unions in a system of regional, industry-wide bargaining. Although unionization in German worklife has ...

HRM in France

Brunstein (1995) characterized French firms as hierarchical and Tayloristic with elitist “grandes ecoles” educated managements. Similarly, van der Klink and Mulder (1995) ...

HRM in Denmark and Norway

Strong managerial autonomy has never been a feature of Danish employment (Kristensen, 1992; Bevort, Pedersen, and Sundbo, 1995), in large part because the labor union movement, with ...

HRM in Spain

In their account of the human resource management field in Spain, Florez- Saborido, Gonzales-Rendon, and Alcaide-Castro (1995) pointed to the authoritarian legacy of the Franco regime ...

HRM in The United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is unique in the European context in that during the 1980s its employment legislation was subject to radical changes. Most notably, this legislation includes the ...

HRM in Japan

Historic and cultural heritage Japan is a complex, dynamic society that has undergone enormous change in the past 125 years, converting itself from a feudal state into a modern industrialized ...
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